Tree trimmer dies from electrocution in Camarillo

UPDATE 3/24/18 – The victim has been identified as Eduardo Sampayo Jimenez.

Camarillo, CA – An unidentified man died while trimming a palm tree in Camarillo on Friday afternoon. The incident happened at around 2:30 PM. When emergency crews arrived they found the man unresponsive and up in the tree. Crews could not retrieve the man until the power was re-routed. By 6 PM that evening crews retrieved the man and had confirmed that he had been electrocuted. The California Division of Occupational Safety and Health was called to the scene to conduct an investigation.

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