FORSYTH COUNTY, Ga. - Two workers were injured Wednesday at a construction site in Forsyth County, authorities told Channel 2 Action News.
The incident was reported at 9 a.m. in the Mosscreek Estates subdivision in Forsyth County.
"Essentially, they were burned," Fire Chief Jason Shivers said.
The men who were working on a home were putting up the frame and the roof using a crane. The crane hit high voltage power lines.
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"Immediately, it electrocuted the piece of equipment, and thus, the two workers who were working at the base of it, both those workers, both adult males sustained serious life-threatening injuries," Shivers said.
Both workers were airlifted to Grady Memorial Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
On my way to Forsyth Co. A crane hit power lines, 2 workers critically injured. Fire chief says they flew to Grady in choppers. Live at 12— Tyisha Fernandes (@TyishaWSB) October 12, 2016
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