A worker, whose name has not yet been released, fell out of a bucket to the ground, striking some power lines on the way down.
The incident happened in Norton, Massachusetts. National Grid is installing new utility poles in the area.
A police officer “saw a flash” and saw the victim fall. He and a National Grid worker immediately responded with CPR and first aid until emergency personnel arrived. The injured worker was taken to a hospital.
An investigation of the incident is underway.