NODAWAY COUNTY, Mo. – The Nodaway County Sheriff says two PAR Electric employees were shocked when a pole fell on a power line Thursday. power line

The men were working on PP Highway near Burlington Junction when the incident occurred around 11:30 in the morning. One victim was flown to a hospital in Omaha and the other to a hospital in Kansas City for treatment of serious burns.

The Sheriff said the lines were carrying around 69,000 volts.

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