Person Critical After Touching Live Wire Near Georgetown Campus

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A person was severely shocked and taken to the hospital after touching a live wire on the campus of Georgetown University Wednesday morning.

Their injuries are considered life-threatening, according to D.C. Fire and EMS officials.

It is unclear whether the victim is a student at the school.

The incident occurred at 37th Street and O Street NW just before 8 a.m.


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