Authorities: SCE&G worker suffers severe injuries from electrical shock

Published: May. 7, 2015 at 10:19 PM EDT|Updated: May. 7, 2015 at 10:49 PM EDT
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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say an SCE&G worker has sustained severe injuries from an electrical shock in Awendaw on Thursday.

At 5:38 p.m, Charleston County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to the 7300 block of Doar Road to assist the Awendaw Fire Department with an emergency medical call where a subject apparently sustained severe injuries from electricity.

According to initial reports, CCSO officials say SCE&G were in the area working on utility equipment at the time of the incident.

Major Eric Watson with the sheriff's office say the subject was airlifted to MUSC to be treated for life-threatening injuries.

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