Line clearance tree trimmer dies after indirect contact

25 year old Micah Gifford died while working in the Green Bay area. Police responded to a call of a man unconscious in a tree. Gifford was trimming branches on a private property when a branch he cut made contact with contact with a 69 KV line. He was electrocuted via indirect contact of the power line. Gifford was an employee of Nelson Tree Service. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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