Tree trimmer shocked in Kihei but declines medical treatment

Kihei, HI – A hired tree trimmer was shocked while trimming a palm tree at a private residence in Kihei. According to Shayna Decker, Maui Electric Co. spokeswoman, the man was removing a palm frond when it made contact with a nearby live power wire. A MECO crew and emergency first responders were called to the scene, but the tree trimmer declined medical treatment.

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