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Gornick injured in electrical accident

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John P. Gornick of Hudson was severely burned after he was hit by an electrical charge while installing a utility pole in the Twin Cities last Thursday.


Gornick, an electrician, suffered third-degree burns over 50 percent of his body including some fourth-degree burns on his feet. He is being treated in the burn unit at Hennepin County Medical Center. His arms, legs and feet sustained the most damage. His face was not burned.

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Meg Heaton
Meg Heaton has been a reporter with the Hudson Star Observer since 1990. She has a bachelor’s degree in anthropology and Native American Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire.
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