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Four injured while painting Robeson County church

Posted June 11, 2010

— Four men were injured Thursday while working on a church in Lumber Bridge.

The men were painting Lumber Bridge Presbyterian Church, at 400 N. Fayetteville St., when a ladder they were on came into contact with electrical wiring, said Lt. Reggie Strickland of the Robeson County Sheriff's Office.

Luis Acatitla, 30, and Jose Tapia were treated and released.

Julio Campos, 19, was in stable condition Friday at the North Carolina Jaycee Burn Center in Chapel Hill. Javier Pueros, 33, was in critical condition Friday at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton.


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  • Adelinthe Jun 11, 2010


    Thank God they'll be ok, though with electricity, one never knows what the final outcome will be.

    Praying for them.

    God bless.


  • luckn4u2 Jun 11, 2010

    Thats what happens when you want quality work at minimum wages.