The worker reportedly suffered the electrical shock while working near a transformer box.

Grand Forks police say an electrical company employee has been transported to a local hospital after suffering a severe electrical shock.

The department says in a news release that emergency crews were dispatched to the scene at about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. The worker reportedly suffered the electrical shock while working near a transformer box.

The person was transported to Altru Hospital by ambulance.

The victim's name has not been released pending family notification.