As Lyndsi Guillien ate breakfast with a friend before a recent speech in New Orleans, a steady stream of utility linemen and their spouses filled a hotel ballroom. Guillien’s sadness returned. Then again, it never really left. Not since her husband, Nick, died Oct. 6, 2013, as a result of injuries he sustained after a vehicle rollover incident while on the job.
Nick, a 32-year-old electrical lineman from Pella, IA, was driving his digger-derrick truck back to the shop when its front left tire blew out… Read Entire Article