Johnson City lineman suffers minor injuries at construction site

JOHNSON CITY, TN – A Johnson City Power Board employee suffered minor injuries Friday afternoon as JCPB crews were conducting line construction to facilitate installation of a new signal light at the intersection of Knob Creek Road and Market Street.

The lineman was using appropriate personal protective equipment and is expected to make a quick recovery.

About 9,000 customers were without power for 45 minutes as breakers activated due to the incident.

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