Worker shocked while working in Bell Co., knocking out power

BELL COUNTY, Ky. (WTVQ)- A contract worker for Kentucky Utilities was shocked while working in the Arjay community of Bell County Tuesday.

The injured worker is employed by Davis H. Elliot Company, according to KU. He was airlifted to a hospital in Tennessee. His name was not released.

The incident did knock power out to nearly 1,700 customers in Bell County, which included two schools.

All the power has since been restored, according to KU’s online outage map.

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