Man electrocuted after striking power line with pole saw

Cape Coral, FL – 34 year old Erick Begle was electrocuted while trimming trees for a client on Saturday. Begle is part owner of Begle’s Property Maintenance. He has done a lot of work in the area and is not the first time he has trimmed trees. Witnesses stated that Begle was up in a lift when the pole saw he was using to trim branches struck a live power wire. It took emergency crews two hours to bring him down. Begle was pronounced dead at the scene.

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