Blvd. of the Arts reopens following a 911 call for electrocution

Man Electrocuted

SARASOTA (WWSB) - Boulevard of the Arts in Downtown Sarasota reopened around 10:45 p.m. Saturday night.

This comes following a shock incident at a Sarasota apartment complex. The incident forced police to close the street from Tamiami Trail to Cocoanut Avenue for more than an hour.

Police confirm that a male construction worker in his 30s was shocked around 9 p.m. on Saturday. He had reportedly been working on the site of a future apartment complex next to the Indigo Hotel when it happened. We have confirmed that the worker was conscious and talking to first responders when they arrived.

However, he has suffered burns and was taken to Sarasota Memorial Hospital for his injuries.

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