Man electrocuted after trying to retrieve branch that had fallen on wire

Lincoln, NE – 36-year-old Zachary Francke died while trying to trim a tree in his backyard. Lincoln police stated he was trying to retrieve one of the limbs that had fallen on a power line. Upon arriving, emergency crews found Francke up in the tree, deceased. He was brought down from the tree and nearby power lines were de-energized.

The tree was also set on fire during the incident.

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https://nebraskaradionetwork.com/2018/08/30/lincoln-man-electrocuted-while-trimming-branches-with-chainsaw/

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