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MECO Employee injured during West Maui linework

November 30, 2010, 5:13 AM HST
* Updated November 30, 11:06 AM
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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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