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A 20-year-old male was taken to a West Palm Beach trauma center on Tuesday(May 24)  after being shocked while working on the electrical system of the 197-foot M/Y Podium.

Paramedics with the West Palm Beach Fire Rescue transported the victim listed in serious condition from Rybovich Marina to St. Mary’s Hospital.

According to  West Palm Beach Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Diana Matty “He was shocked and the engineer shut down power. Paramedics took him as ‘trauma alert’ to the trauma center.”

The victim’s name is not being released at this time.

Suzette Cook is editor of The Triton. Reach her at suzette@the-triton.com

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