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MyrtleBeachOnline reported a construction accident today in which a subcontractor was shocked while installing parking lot light poles at a middle school construction site near Conway. The worksite accident involved a crane boom hoisting a light pole, which fell and struck power lines.

As a result 27-year-old Sherrod Sellars suffered second-degree burns on his stomach and third-degree burns on his feet, but fortunately no internal injuries. Sellars was reported to be in critical but stable condition.

Many construction and worksite accidents happen every day throughout the country, and it’s important for businesses and especially construction companies to comply with safety guidelines. Many should take extra measures to avoid dangerous situations for their workers.

If you or someone you know has been injured in a worksite incident, you may want to contact an attorney for a free case evaluation.

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