2 SoCal Edison Contractors Hurt in Incident in Lake View Terrace Area

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A utility pole fell in Lopez Canyon on Dec. 17, 2018, injuring two workers, authorities say. (Credit: KTLA)

A utility pole fell in Lopez Canyon on Dec. 17, 2018, injuring two workers, authorities say. (Credit: KTLA)

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Two Southern California Edison contractors were injured when a high-tension line utility pole fell over in the Lake View Terrace area on Monday, authorities said.

The incident took place in the 12000 block of Lopez Canyon Road just after 11:30 a.m., according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

Fire officials initially identified the patients as SoCal Edison employees, but the utility company later said they were contractors.

SoCal Edison did not release the name of their employer.

One of the workers received medical attention at the scene before being airlifted out of the area, Sky5 aerial video showed.

The conditions of both patients were not known. No additional information was immediately released.

 

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