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Worker In Stable Condition After Electrical Shock In Apex

Posted July 2, 2005 3:12 a.m. EDT

— An electrical worker has been listed in stable condition after an accident earlier this week.

James Strickland was working on a power line on Jenks Road in Apex when he was shocked Thursday afternoon.

Strickland suffered severe burns and was taken to UNC Hospitals' N.C. Jaycee Burn Center.

More than a thousand homes in the Apex area lost power for several hours due to the accident.