2 Men Shocked in Miami Beach, Hospitalized in Critical Condition

Wednesday, Jun 4, 2014  |  Updated 7:19 PM EDT
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Two men working for a private contractor were injured after coming in close contact with power lines. NBC 6's Keith Jones reports.

Two men working for a private contractor were injured after coming in close contact with power lines. NBC 6's Keith Jones reports.

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2 Men Shocked While Working in Miami Beach

Two men were hospitalized in critical condition after they were shocked while working in a cherry picker in Miami Beach Wednesday morning.
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Two men were hospitalized in critical condition after they were shocked while working in a cherry picker in Miami Beach Wednesday morning.

The incident happened in the 300 block of 69th Street as the men were 30 feet up in the air, Miami Beach Police officials said.

Both men were taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center where they were in critical condition, officials said. No other information was immediately known.

The incident had the 300 block of 69th Street closed to traffic early Wednesday.

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