UPDATE: Man Flown To Charleston After Falling From A Utility Pole In Oak Hill

OAK HILL, WV (WOAY) – One person is injured after falling off a utility pole in Oak Hill.

The incident happened around noon on Thursday, when a utility worker with AM Communications, a contractor for Suddenlink,  fell after working on a pole on Jones Ave, where he landed face first.

The man was flown to a Charleston Hospital where he is suffering from head and back injuries.

Stay with WOAY News for updates on this developing story.

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