VA Worker Dies After Cable Hits Power Line

A Glen Allen man is dead after a cable he was towing came into contact with a power line. The Amelia County Sheriff’s Office identified the victim as 24-year-old William B. Seay. The sheriff’s office says that the accident occurred Wednesday at a construction site in Western Amelia County. Witnesses told authorities that a metal lift cable being towed by Seay came into contact with an overhead power line. The cable had been extended from a crane. Seay suffered severe burn injuries and died at Southside Community Hospital in Farmville.

Southside Community Hospital in Farmville