DES MOINES, Iowa -- Emergency crews were called to Drake University’s campus Wednesday morning after a contractor suffered a serious electrical shock.
It happened at 1224 27th Street around 10 a.m.
A contractor with Green Construction was working on a transformer outside of Olin Hall when he suffered a shock.
The man didn’t have a heartbeat but people on the scene started CPR and were able to revive him before paramedics arrived. He suffered serious burns to a hand, arm, and his head. He was taken to a local hospital for further treatment.
His name and condition have not been released.