ComEd Worker Dies After Severe Head Injury While Installing Utility Poles

Crystal Lake firefighter/paramedics responded about 1:40 p.m. Tuesday to a trauma call at the intersection of Crystal Lake Avenue and East Street in Crystal Lake. A 53-year-old ComEd employee who suffered a head injury after a piece of equipment fell on him. The man was transported to Centegra Hospital in McHenry in with life threatening injuries Tuesday afternoon.

ComEd was replacing utility poles for power lines at the intersection of Crystal Lake Avenue and East Street in Crystal Lake when the accident occurred. ComEd is continuing their investigation into the accident. The identity of the man had not been released.



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