Worker burned while repairing downed power lines

COVINGTON, KENTUCKY (FOX19) - A Duke Energy worker was burned Monday morning while repairing downed power lines in Covington.

Police say the worker came in to contact with a hot line while servicing in the 5900 block of Liberman Rd in Covington. It happened just before 6 a.m.

The man was walking and talking after the incident and was not considered to have life threatening injuries.

Duke Energy workers have been making repairs across the Tri-State after Sunday night's severe weather left many homes without power.

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