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Truck Driver Evaluated for Electrocution after Potomac Shores Crash

By Potomac Local News May 19, 2014 3:30 pm

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PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, Va. – A driver of a tractor trailer was possibly electrocuted this afternoon.

Fire and rescue crews were called to the area of River Heritage and Potomac Shores boulevards, outside Potomac Shores near Dumfries, after a truck ran into a low hanging power line just before 4 p.m., according to initial reports.

First responders evaluating the patient said he was possibly electrocuted. A helicopter was called to the fly the victim to Washington Med-Star Hospital.

A caller to 911 told emergency officials an explosion could be heard following the crash.

Crews from Dominion Virginia Power have also been called to the scene.

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