PITTSBURGH A Northern
Metal Recycling LLC employee is hospitalized with burns after
The 33-year-old truck driver
stopped his tractor trailer in the parking lot of Toys
Scrap & Salvage Corp. in Eau Claire, Wis., to cover the
load. Toys is owned by Minneapolis-based Northern Metal
Recycling, a subsidiary of European Metal Recycling Ltd.
While securing the load, the
trucks automated tarp roller came into contact with an
overhead power line. The force of the shock threw the man off
the truck and a spark caused a small fire within the load,
according to the Eau Claire County Sheriffs
The worker was taken to a regional burn center.