HEA lineman injured

A Homer Electric Association employee was being sent to Seattle to recover after an on-the-job accident Wednesday afternoon, according to Alaska State Troopers. According to trooper reports, the victim, 33-year-old Jacob Adams, of Homer, was working with a crew on a high-voltage junction box near Timmerman Court, near Homer, when he suffered a severe shock. Adams received treatment from Kachemak Emergency Services and was transported to South Peninsula Hospital, where he received “stabilizing treatment to be transferred to a hospital in Seattle for further medical care,” troopers said. No other crew members were injured in the incident.
– Alaska Dispatch

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Posted by on Jan 9th, 2014 and filed under Headline News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.

1 Response for “HEA lineman injured”

  1. Darrell Marks says:

    Prayers to Jacob and his family and co-workers. As an employee of an electrical cooperative and former working lineman, I know the dangers of the job and wish him well in his recovery.

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