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Utility worker pulled from truck and beaten

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - Hartford police are searching for two men who pulled a utility company worker out of a dump truck and beat him up after a traffic accident.

Authorities say two men and a woman attacked the 59-year-old employee of the Metropolitan District Commission regional water and sewer company after a minor accident on Tower Avenue on Tuesday. Police say the men punched and kicked the worker numerous times, and the woman joined in.

The worker is being treated at a hospital. His name wasn't released.

Police say they arrested the woman and are looking for the men. Police haven't disclosed the woman's name.

MDC officials say the worker is a long-time employee.

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