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Handyman electrocuted

A man was killed when he hit power lines while trimming trees February 24, 2024, in Arlington, Florida. The man, who was reported to be in his 30s or 40s, was a handyman helping out with tree work in the area. He was trimming trees approximately 50 feet up when he hit a power line, […]

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Climber electrocuted

A climber doing tree work was found unresponsive in a tree in the backyard of a home, apparently after being electrocuted, November 21, 2023, in Cheviot Hills, California. Noel Gonzalez Sixtos, 33, of Los Angeles, was removed from 20 to 25 feet up in the tree. He was pronounced dead at the scene, according to […]

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Worker killed by electrical contact

A worker was killed when he made contact with a power line September 23, 2023, in Port Lucie, Florida. Wilson Lopez, 18, of Stuart, Fla., was cutting a tree on a residential job site when the incident occurred, according to a tcpalm.com report. Lopez was transported to the hospital, where he died, according to the […]

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