Crane Accidents

Man Suffers Electrical Burns While Delivering Grain

09/26/09

Burns, Wisconsin 

A male truck driver suffered electrical burns Friday afternoon after the boom on his truck hit a power line.

The La Crosse County Sheriffs Department says the accident happened just after 3:30 Friday afternoon at W1334 Pierce Road in the Town of Burns.

Deputies say a 52-year-old male truck driver for Star Blend LLC of Sparta was delivering feed from a grain truck. While the driver was positioning the auger-chute back onto the truck the boom touched a power line.

The truck driver suffered electrical burns, but there is no word on his condition.

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