Longtime tree trimmer dies after touching power line

54 year old Don Skelton died Monday night after his hand touched a live power line. Skelton and another man were trimming trees at a private residence off along Indiana 59. He was up in a bucket truck at the time of the accident. The ground man was also injured in the accident and was airlifted to Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis where he is listed in fair condition in the hospital’s burn unit. Skelton worked for his own company, Don Skelton Tree Service. He was prounouced dead at the scene.

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