Man Injured at Work

An employee of A&B Electric was severely injured in a mishap Wednesday in Newton.

His name was not released but the employee is from Arkansas.

A spokesman for the company said a crew was moving a 61,000 pound transformer when it toppled over on the man's legs.

He was taken to university medical center, where one leg and the other foot were amputated. He's listed in stable condition.

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