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Construction Worker Badly Shocked on the Job

Posted March 14, 1997 12:00 a.m. EST

— A Raleigh construction worker was hospitalized after receiving a strong electrical shock Friday morning.

The man was working on the State Historical Museum building in downtown Raleigh when he apparently grabbed a live wire receiving a 110 volt shock of electricity.

He remained conscious, but was taken to Wake Medical Center for possible treatment.

Investigators say the wet weather was partly responsible for the accident.