KiroTV.com reports that one worker sustained burn injuries over the upper portion of his body and one worker received minor injuries after their equipment hit a 115,000 high voltage line in a construction accident in Renton.
The report said the two men were painting a building on Oaksdale Avenue on Monday afternoon when the accident occurred. The two painters were in a lift bucket and equipment hanging from the bucket struck the line.
Puget Sound Energy spokesman, Andy Wappler, said that the accident caused a power outage in areas of Renton and Tukwila, including the Southcenter Mall but power was restored not long after the accident.
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