Tree Trimmer Electrocuted by Power Line

August 21, 2012 Updated Aug 21, 2012 at 6:28 PM EDT

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Tree Trimmer Electrocuted by Power Line

August 21, 2012 Updated Aug 21, 2012 at 6:28 PM EDT

According to the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, a Florida tree trimmer was electrocuted Tuesday while working on a tree near a power line in Fort Lauderdale.

The man was electrocuted when a chain hanging from a crane that was being used made contact with the power line, according to the Sun-Sentinel report.

Read the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story HERE.