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Tuesday, October 14, 2008

No damages in electrocution case

Posted By on Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 1:52 PM

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court today and said SWEPCO had no liability when a tent setup crew came in contract with a power line preparing for the Chile Pepper Festival on the UA campus in Fayetteville in 2004. Three people were killed and three were injured.

Courts noted that SWEPCO wasn't notified of the work that took place and couldn't have forseen what happened..

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