Man electrocuted while trimming a tree in SW Chicago

Chicago, IL – 31-year-old Robert Moore was electrocuted Thursday afternoon while trimming a tree in the Ashburn neighborhood.

Police were alerted of the accident at about 1:30 PM and Moore was pronounced dead less then 15 minutes later.

An autopsy released on Friday found Moore died by electrocution from contact with a high voltage power line. His death was ruled an accident.

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