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Man Shocked When Power Line Falls and Hits His Car

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A man in Lakewood was shocked today by a power line that fell and hit his car.The sheriff's department said that neighbors let the 63-year-old man know that power lines had fallen on his car. When he attempted to move a car, he got a jolt. His car and fence caught fire, according to KTLA.

The man was conscious when first-responders got there, and he was transported to a hospital. It is not known what condition the man was in.