Ameren workers shocked while restoring power in South County

Ameren workers shocked while attempting to restore power in St. Louis
Ameren workers shocked while attempting to restore power in St. Louis
Published: Jun. 30, 2022 at 6:22 AM CDT
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) - Two workers were evaluated after they were reportedly shocked at an Ameren substation in Crestwood.

This happened at the substation in the 8600 block of Sappington Road around 11:35 p.m. Wednesday. The two workers were working to restore power in the area when they were shocked. Roughly, 2,000 homes were without power at the time.

An Ameren spokesperson said the workers were taken to the hospital as a precaution. The pair was quickly released after an evaluation.