Con Ed worker overcome by fumes

October 10, 2011 2:38:26 PM PDT
A Con Edison worker is recovering after getting overcome by fumes on the job in Brooklyn.

The worker was overcome by carbon monoxide while making repairs inside a manhole in Crown Heights.

The incident happened at the corner of Nostrand Avenue and Bergen Street just after 11:00 Monday morning.

The worker was rushed to Kings County Hospital, where he remained Monday evening.

The cause of the accident is under investigation.