OSHA investigating incident involving local utility worker

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - The United States Department of Labor is investigating a workplace accident involving a utility worker in Brazos County.

An Echo Powerline employee doing contract work for BTU was shocked while working on utility lines south of College Station Wednesday near Greens Prairie Road and Wellborn Road.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) confirmed Friday it is investigating the incident.

Federal officials won't release more details until the investigation is completed.

The employee was taken by a medical helicopter to a hospital following the accident. His condition is unknown.