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.

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

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