A 10-year-old boy was resting at Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital Monday night with serious injuries after he came into contact with a power line, Anne Arundel County Fire Department said.
The unidentified youth, Lt. Cliff Kooser said, was carrying a bamboo pole in the 600 block of Randell Road, at about 12:30 p.m., when the staff touched a power line, shocking him.
County fire and rescue personnel responded to the scene and found the boy suffering from serious but not life-threatening injuries.The boy was taken to Johns Hopkins Children's Hospital in Baltimore by ambulance.
Another boy, who accompanied the first boy, was taken to Anne Arundel Medical Center with minor injuries, Kooser said. He could not provide the age of the second boy.
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