RALEIGH COUNTY, WV (WOWK) — The Appalachian Power lineman who died after being injured on the job in Raleigh County has been identified.
According to the Line Life Foundation, 40-year-old Robbie Key, of Nicholas County, died while working to restore power in Raleigh County.
They say Key had a wife and two children.
The Line Life Foundation says there is a lineman accident every five days and one death around every 12 days.
There is a t-shirt fundraiser in honor of Key. You can find it by clicking here.
The Wilderness Fire Department says there is a line of AEP trucks honoring Key along Route 19.