WILMINGTON, N.C. — Two construction workers in Wilmington were electrocuted Monday, according to WECT.
Crews responded to the 500 block of Dogwood Lane just before 8 a.m.
Firefighters found that a track hoe had hit a power line. Duke Energy officials were called to de-energize the line.
Two construction workers nearby were shocked and later died.
WECT reported that the track hoe operator was not injured during the incident.
A spokeswoman for the city of Wilmington said the workers were employees of East Coast Contracting.
The police department is investigating the incident.