MECO Employee injured during West Maui linework
By Wendy Osher
An employee with Maui Electric Company was injured yesterday (Monday, November 29, 2010) while working on overhead high power lines in West Maui. The 59-year-old Kihei man suffered possible face, chest and torso injuries and was transported to Maui Memorial Medical Center in stable condition.
The incident was reported at 1:20 p.m. on Lahianaluna Road fronting Kelawea Mauka Park. Authorities say the injuries were sustained when a flashover occurred. The incident is under investigation.
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