Struthers city worker receives electrical shock - WFMJ.com News weather sports for Youngstown-Warren Ohio

Updated

Struthers city worker receives electrical shock

Posted: Updated:

STRUTHERS, Ohio - A police dispatcher for the city of Struthers was released from the hospital Saturday night after receiving and electrical shock while on the job.

Sources tell 21 News the city of Struthers knew about a leaking water pipe problem for months and had been using plastic container as a temporary fix.

The employee was electrocuted, thrown against a wall, and received a concussion.

21 News spoke to Mayor Terry Stocker, who is out of town, and he said he will look further into the accident.

We have requested e-mails that were allegedly sent to the city to report the problem.

  • More NewsMore>>

  • Greenville man dead after logging accident

    Greenville man dead after logging accident

    Saturday, August 19 2017 9:00 AM EDT2017-08-19 13:00:16 GMT
    A Greenville man died, as a result, of a logging accident on Wednesday morning.  According to reports, 26-year-old David Hershberger was working on Probst Road when he was pinned under a previously fallen tree that was being cut into logs,  The Mercer County Coroner ruled the death as accidental as a result of compressive asphyxia.  The incident is under investigation by the coroner and Pennsylvania State Police.  More >>
    A Greenville man died, as a result, of a logging accident on Wednesday morning.  According to reports, 26-year-old David Hershberger was working on Probst Road when he was pinned under a previously fallen tree that was being cut into logs,  The Mercer County Coroner ruled the death as accidental as a result of compressive asphyxia.  The incident is under investigation by the coroner and Pennsylvania State Police.  More >>
  • Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

    Trump dumps Bannon, who returns to conservative website

    Saturday, August 19 2017 8:50 AM EDT2017-08-19 12:50:24 GMT
    Trump pushes out strategist Steve Bannon, who returns to Breitbart News with goal of 'going to war' with Trump opponents.More >>
    Trump pushes out strategist Steve Bannon, who returns to Breitbart News with goal of 'going to war' with Trump opponents.More >>
  • Glasses available on first come, first served basis

    Valley events offering free eclipse viewing glasses

    Valley events offering free eclipse viewing glasses

    Saturday, August 19 2017 8:46 AM EDT2017-08-19 12:46:52 GMT

    If you're one of the people who scrambled for those special viewing glasses and couldn't find a pair for Monday's partial eclipse, there are several places in the Valley holding free viewing events where the glasses will also be provided free of charge. 

    More >>

    If you're one of the people who scrambled for those special viewing glasses and couldn't find a pair for Monday's partial eclipse, there are several places in the Valley holding free viewing events where the glasses will also be provided free of charge. 

    More >>
  • SpotlightSpotlightMore>>

  • Stuff the Bus!

    Stuff the Bus!

    Sunday, August 13 2017 7:52 PM EDT2017-08-13 23:52:49 GMT

    21 WFMJ, Great Clips, Cocca’s Pizza and Huntington Bank have teamed up with the United Way to “Stuff the Bus,” now through September 3rd.   

    More >>

    21 WFMJ, Great Clips, Cocca’s Pizza and Huntington Bank have teamed up with the United Way to “Stuff the Bus,” now through September 3rd.   

    More >>
  • Panerathon 2017 Team Peacock Registration

    Panerathon 2017 Team Peacock Registration

    Sunday, July 30 2017 8:13 PM EDT2017-07-31 00:13:49 GMT

    Join 21 WFMJ this year for Panerathon 2017!  We want to have the biggest team at Panerathon this year and we need your help. 

    More >>

    Join 21 WFMJ this year for Panerathon 2017!  We want to have the biggest team at Panerathon this year and we need your help. 

    More >>
  • Weather Pics

    Weather Pics

    Check out weather related pics from our viewers!  Please send your pics to weatherpics@wfmj.com.

    More >>

    Check out weather related pics from our viewers!  Please send your pics to weatherpics@wfmj.com.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2017 WFMJ. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms