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Comcast contractor electrified after hitting underground power line

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AVENTURA, Fla. – A Comcast contractor was seriously injured Monday afternoon after he hit an underground power line in Aventura, authorities said.

Chris Goranitis, a spokesman for the Aventura Police Department, said paramedics airlifted the man to Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami. He is listed in critical condition.

The incident happened around 2:15 p.m. in a residential area in the 3400 block of Mariner Way, Goranitis said.