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Lakeland Electric lineman breaks jaw, cheek bone in attack while restoring power in NY
ABC Action News ^ | November 13, 2012 | Ryan Raiche

Posted on 11/13/2012 6:56:00 AM PST by SoFloFreeper

LAKELAND, Fla. - A bay area electrical lineman who got attacked while helping restore power in the storm-ravaged area of New York will likely need surgery to repair his face.

John Applewhite was wrapping up a long day Friday with his 24-member crew from Lakeland Electric, when they pulled into a restaurant for a much needed dinner break.

That's when a stranger drove up, yelled something, and took a swing at John.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcactionnews.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: New York
KEYWORDS: thug; union
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To: Vaquero

Maybe they will be soon.


21 posted on 11/13/2012 9:13:04 AM PST by TribalPrincess2U (0bama's agenda¬óDivide and conquer. FREEDOM OR FREE STUFF- YOU GET ONE CHOICE, CHOOSE WISELY)
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To: chuckles

One in Seattle—one in St Louis—one in Cinannatti—627 jobs total.

Probably not coming back—union striking for more benefits.
Hostess threatens to liquidate the entire company within days.


22 posted on 11/13/2012 9:42:36 AM PST by ridesthemiles
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To: count-your-change

Agreed - poorly written title...


23 posted on 11/13/2012 10:05:40 AM PST by jonno (Having an opinion is not the same as having the answer...)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That headline makes it sound like an accident! That is unacceptable!


24 posted on 11/13/2012 2:15:06 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: SoFloFreeper

That headline makes it sound like an accident! That is unacceptable!


25 posted on 11/13/2012 2:15:15 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

That headline makes it sound like an accident!

Somehow my eyes failed to stop upon “in attack”. Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa!


26 posted on 11/13/2012 2:17:44 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: JimRed

That headline makes it sound like an accident!

Somehow my eyes failed to stop upon “in attack”. Mea culpa, mea maxima culpa!


27 posted on 11/13/2012 2:18:11 PM PST by JimRed (Excise the cancer before it kills us; feed &water the Tree of Liberty! TERM LIMITS, NOW & FOREVER!)
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To: donna
“Stop the Amish Libel”

Agree...it is LONG past time that we quit slandering the hard-working and gentle people like the Amish in the name of political correctness.

28 posted on 11/17/2012 11:10:42 AM PST by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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