Worker Dies After KOP Mall Electrocution

Joseph Iacovino was one of two workers injured in Monday acccident.

Joseph Iacovino, one of two workers injured in an electrical accident earlier this week at King of Prussia Mall, has died. 

6ABC reports:

The incident happened at 7:20 a.m. Monday, as crews worked on the mall’s expansion project.

Police say Iacovino and another worker were inside a scissor jack lift cutting electric cables beneath the second story floor of an existing section of the Mall near a newly constructed portion.

Iacovino was shocked and seriously injured when an energized cable carrying 13,000 volts of electricity was cut by one of the men.

Iacovino died Wednesday. The other worker, 27, survived with “non-life-threatening” injuries. Both were employed with Omni Electric of Collegeville, Pa.