Worker shocked in construction accident in North Philadelphia

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A man was shocked while working at a construction site in North Philadelphia. (WPVI)

A man was shocked while working at a construction site in North Philadelphia.

The incident happened just after 10:30 a.m. Saturday on the 1700 block of Folsom Street.

Officials say the 30-year-old male was in a cherry picker when he came in contact with live wires and received an electrical shock.

He was taken to Hahnemann University Hospital in critical condition.

His name has not been released.

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