Man seriously injured when lift touches power line

Posted: Tuesday, May 18, 2010

ANCHORAGE - Anchorage police say a 39-year-old man was seriously injured when the machinery he was operating touched a power line.

Police Lt. Dave Parker tells the Anchorage Daily News that the man was using a forklift or another kind of vertical lift Saturday to retrieve a remote control aircraft near east 70th Avenue and the Old Seward Highway.

Rescuers rushed the injured man to a hospital.

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