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Published October 10, 2012, 03:56 PM

Xcel Energy Employee Hospitalized Following Morning Accident in Grand Forks

An Xcel Energy employee was seriously injured Wednesday morning while working on electrical equipment in the 2900 block of Columbia Road. Jason Roger Rasmussen, 40, of Grand Forks was taken by ambulance to Altru Hospital and later airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he remains in good condition.

By: David Schwab, WDAZ

An Xcel Energy employee was seriously injured Wednesday morning while working on electrical equipment in the 2900 block of Columbia Road. Jason Roger Rasmussen, 40, of Grand Forks was taken by ambulance to Altru Hospital and later airlifted to Regions Hospital in St. Paul, where he remains in good condition.

Grand Forks police were called out just before 9:30 Wednesday morning. When officers arrived they say it appeared that a worker had suffered a severe electrical shock while working in or around a transformer box.

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