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Workers Killed by Power Lines on Ft. Myers Beach

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

FORT MYERS BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- Authorities say two workers were killed on Fort Myers Beach when they struck power lines.

The Lee County Sheriff's Office reports that the two men were up in the basket of a boom truck Friday afternoon when they came into contact with the lines. Rescue workers responded to the Bella Lago apartments, where they found the workers unresponsive.

The News-Press reports that investigators don't suspect foul play.

The victims' names and the company they worked for weren't immediately released.


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