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Utility worker gets a scare when semi yanks live wire from power pole


A utility worker’s close call with a live wire was caught on camera in Ohio this week.

The incident began around 3:30 a.m. on Friday, January 18, in Cleveland when a power pole caught fire along I-90, according to Fox 8.

As a utility worker in a bucket truck was working on the wires, a semi truck sped by, pulling the live wire and the power pole with it.

In video of the incident, the stunned worker jumps away from the live wire, then ducks down in the bucket for shelter.

Luckily, no one was hurt.

The electrifying incident was caught on video, which you can view below.

Close call for utility worker

Watch the terrifying moment a utility worker jumps out of the way as a semi drives by pulling wires from a burning utility pole.More here: http://via.fox8.com/Ex5N2

Posted by Fox 8 News on Friday, January 18, 2019


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