VIDEO: Oncor crew worker injured; causes power outage in Rusk

Published on Wednesday, 18 June 2014 16:29 - Written by

RUSK (KYTX) - An Oncor worker was injured Wednesday when he attempted to change out a power pole in Rusk.

A spokesman for Oncor tells CBS 19 that an electrical flash occurred, injuring the worker. The crew worker was airlifted to Dallas Parkland Hospital Burns Center, and his condition is unknown at this time.

As a result of the accident, electricity to some 1,100 residents in the City of Rusk was out.