Sharonville, Ohio – John Paul Wilson and Patrick Kevin Wheatley were hospitalized after being struck by an electric charge while working in Sharonville on Friday, August 21st, 2015.
29-year-old Wilson and 24-year-old Wheatley were working for Ohio Painting Company on a traffic light pole at the intersection of Main and Walnut streets when the accident happened. For unknown reasons, the men were hit with an electrical charge from high voltage wiring, causing serious injuries and burns.
Wilson and Wheatley were initially treated at Cincinnati hospitals, then flown to Ohio State University’s Burn Center. Their conditions are not known.
Police said the incident remains under investigation. There’s been no mention of mechanical malfunction or product defect in connection with this accident.
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