Illinois Man Killed While Trying to Clean Storm Debris Outside Home

Belleville, IL – 36 year old Jeremy Birch was electrocuted cleaning up storm debris from his property. After a powerful storm swept through Illinois, Jeremy went in the alley way behind his house to clean up the branches off his garage. While working through the debris he didn’t realize power wires fell with the tree branch and he came into contact with a live power line. When authorities arrive he was still on the wires. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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