Power line falls on top of man in Granite City

Power line falls on top of man in Granite City

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A man was taken to the hospital after a power line fell on top of him Tuesday morning in Granite City, according to police.

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by Stephanie Baumer / KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on July 8, 2014 at 8:26 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jul 8 at 8:45 AM

Power line falls on top of man in Granite City

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Granite City, Ill. (KMOV) – A man was taken to the hospital after a power line fell on top of him Tuesday morning in Granite City, according to police.

Firefighters responded to an area near Granite City Steel for a report of a man down around 7:00 a.m.

Photos from the scene: Computer / Mobile

When officials arrived on the scene, the man was conscious and breathing with a power line on top of him.

The man was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threating injuries. 

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