Venice, FL – A 45-year-old man was shocked while cutting tree branches in a yard on Tuesday morning. According to witnesses, the man was on a ladder trimming tree branches and accidentally touched a power line with his saw.
Officers responded to the scene and found the man unconscious, not breathing, and did not have a pulse. Officers administered an AED and then started chest compressions.
The victim began to breathe on his own and was taken to Venice Regional Bayfront Health by EMS.