Church worker injured in electrical accident

A man working in a church in Demorest, Georgia, was injured after making contact with electrical wires while running HDMI cables. The man was taken to the hospital with electrical burns and other unspecified injuries, according to a news release from Habersham County Emergency Services.

Around 3:15 pm on Sunday, May 5, Haberhsm E-911 received a call about a possible electrocution at Habersham Church of Christ at 326 Double Bridge Connector. Two people were reportedly running the cables when the man came into contact with the wires.

The accident happened at Habersham Church of Christ on the Double Bridge Connector in Demorest on Sunday, May 5, 2024. (Jerry Neace/

When emergency crews arrived, the man was hanging from the ceiling, the news released states. He was rushed by ambulance to Northeast Georgia Medical Center in Gainesville. His condition is not currently known.

Firefighters from Habersham and Demorest responded to the scene, along with units from the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office and Alto Police Department.

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