Published: Dec 06, 2012 6:30 PM EST

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) - Officials say a construction worker was shocked while digging near an electrical line in South Florida.
Palm Beach Gardens Fire Rescue reports that the 50-year-old man cut the line Thursday afternoon. He was taken to a West Palm Beach hospital in stable condition.
The Palm Beach Post ( ) reports that the incident knocked out power for more than 1,300 customers.
Florida Power & Light says crews were working to restore power.
Information from: The Palm Beach (Fla.) Post,

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