PennPower Worker Killed After Fatal Accident

A PennPower worker was killed Sunday in Wayne Township after a fatal accident involving the bucket truck he was in occurred.

James George, 54, of New Castle was working on power lines around noon when the bucket truck became unstable and tipped over, causing George to fall nearly 30 feet.

George was with two other coworkers during the time of the incident, both of which remain unharmed.

First Energy and the Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the incident and what caused the truck to tip over.

First Energy issued a statement saying they are deeply saddened by the loss.

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