JCP&L Line Worker Electrocuted in Manalapan
a Jersey Central Power and Light (JCP&L) employee working in Manalapan was electrocuted this morning. Sources say the young apprentice in his twenties was working with others in a swamp area off Daum Road in the Knott Hill area when he came in contact with a downed line. Two other workers attempted to help him and sustained minor injuries. He was flown two a trauma center but was pronounced dead. All JCP&L Line Workers were called in from the road for a safety stand-down following the incident where the mood is said to be somber.