Tree trimmer electrocuted after touching energized truck

Pinecrest, FL – A tree trimmer was killed in South Florida after a tragic accident. According to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue officials, a tree service crew was trimming trees in an easement behind homes in Pinecrest when a limb fell and struck a power wire. The live wire fell onto the truck, energizing and catching it on fire.

The workers on the truck jumped off to safety but one man touched the truck and it appears he was electrocuted. Police said the exact cause of death has not yet been determined.

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