JCP&L employee dies after falling on live wire

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP— An employee of JCP&L was killed in a work-related incident Wednesday morning, said Ron Morano, a spokesman for the company.

Morano identified the worker as Andrew Powers but did not immediately have any additional information about him.

Sgt. James Kolis of the Freehold Police Department said Powers was working on Kings Mountain Road around 10:14 a.m. when he fell onto a ground transformer and made contact with a live wire.

Powers was unconscious when first-responders arrived and later regained consciousness, Kolis said, but died after being transported to CentraState Medical Center in Freehold.

Morano, the JCP&L spokesman, said the incident was under …read more

Source: NJ.com Monmouth

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