Unresponsive man found hanging in a tree in backyard of Peterborough home

Peterborough, ON, CA – A man was found Friday afternoon hanging unresponsive from a harness up in a tree. Peterborough Fire Services were dispatched to the scene to retrieve the man from the tree. Authorities stated that it appeared that the man was electrocuted by nearby power lines. Peterborough Utilities sent a crew to disconnect electricity from a nearby hydro pole, while firefighters used their aerial truck and specialized rescue equipment to reach the man and remove him from the tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Comments from Facebook state that the man was a homeowner doing tree work around his own property.

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