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Man touches power line, falls 20 feet

Man falls 20 feet after touching power line. Man falls 20 feet after touching power line.
DECATUR, AL (WAFF) -

A worker fell 20 feet when he touched a power line while doing work at Honda of Decatur.

The man in his 50's was hanging flags at the dealership for Alabama Banner out of Huntsville.

He touched the power line and then fell about 20 feet out of a bucket truck.

The man was briefly on fire and suffered burns and a head injury. He was alert when paramedics arrived on scene.

He was flown to UAB for treatment. His condition is unknown and his name has not been released.

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