Worker electrocuted when chain saw hits power line

A tree worker was killed when his chain saw touched a power line May 20, 2024, in Ackworth, Georgia. The man was 75 feet up when the incident occurred. Firefighters removed the man’s body from the tree, according to an Atlanta News First report. It appeared in photos of the scene that the victim had been climbing at the time of the incident.

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A climber and foreman for a line-clearance company was killed on the job on June 2, 2020, in Maryland. The victim was Donald E. “DJ” Walker, Jr., 26, of Lonaconing, Maryland. No details related to the incident were provided in Walker’s obituary in The Cumberland Times-News, and no other published report was found on the incident.

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