Florida – A West Penn Power employee from Jefferson County has serious burns after a power line accident while he was doing restoration work in the wake of Hurricane Irma.

53-year-old Tracy Slaughenhaupt of Summerville was injured on Wednesday when he came into contact with a live power line in Englewood, Florida.

He remains in a burn unit in Florida in serious condition, and West Penn Power is flying his family to the hospital to stay with him.


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