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GA Power employee shocked while restoring power in Effingham County

EFFINGHAM CO., GA (WTOC) -

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that a Georgia Power employee has been transported to Memorial with life threatening injuries.

The man was working to restore power in Effingham County on Tuesday afternoon. It is not yet known whether the man was struck by lightning or if he was shocked while working to restore power.

The Effingham County Sheriff's Office is referring any and all questions to Georgia Power.

1. DO NOT touch victim.
2. Call 911
3. Turn off electricity source
4. Separate electricity from victim
     -large plastic object
     -dry wood

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