Worker shocked working near electrical line

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PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a construction worker was shocked while digging near an electrical line in South Florida.

Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue reports that the 50-year-old man cut the line Thursday afternoon. He was taken to a West Palm Beach hospital in stable condition.

The Palm Beach Post reports that the incident knocked out power for more than 1,300 customers. Florida Power & Light says crews were working to restore power.

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