Police: Appalachian Power worker killed in W.Va. accident

HARTS, W.Va. (AP) – Police in West Virginia say an electric company employee has died in an accident at a customer’s home.

WCHS-TV reports the accident happened Wednesday morning in the Harts community of Lincoln County.

State police say an Appalachian Power truck with the driver inside was on a private driveway when the driveway appeared to give way, causing the truck to roll over a hill. The driver, whose name was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

An Appalachian Power spokesman did not immediately return an email Wednesday.

State police are investigating.


Information from: WCHS-TV, http://www.wchstv.com

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