Newburgh man trimming tree dies from electrocution

Cornwall-On-Hudson, NY – 39-year-old John B. Nuzzolo died of electrocution while trimming a tree on Monday morning. According to Cornwall-on-Hudson police Nuzzolo was subcontracted by Simply Stump Grinding and Tree Removal Co. to help with removing a large tree. During the removal, Nuzzolo came into contact with power wires in a bucket truck that was adjacent to the tree he was cutting.

Upon hearing reports of the electrocution, Central Hudson utilities de-energized the line by shutting off power to the area. Nuzzolo was pronounced dead at the scene.

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