Cable Worker Killed When Truck Hits Power Line in Fairfax County

The truck hit a power line in McLean, Virginia

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A cable worker died Monday when the bucket truck he was operating hit a power line in McLean, Virginia, and caught fire, police say.

The Cox Communications truck was in flames and black smoke poured out from it on Georgetown Pike near Langley Fork Lane.

The man who was operating the truck died at the scene, Fairfax County police said.

Police have shut down Virginia 193 between Chain Bridge and Langley Fork while they investigate.

No further information was immediately available.

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