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High-Voltage Line Deadly To Worker

Posted on: 10:41 am, July 11, 2012, by , updated on: 10:45am, July 11, 2012

RICHMOND TOWNSHIP — A man from Luzerne County has died after getting an electric shock last week.

Robert Hannigan, 56, from Hunlock Creek came into contact with a high-voltage wire while hanging cable, according to the Lehigh County coroner.

It happened around 1:30 p.m. Friday in Richmond Township, Tioga County, near Mansfield.

Hannigan was taken to Lehigh Valley Hospital where he died around 9 p.m. Tuesday.

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