Man electrocuted in tree-trimming accident in Upper PIttsgrove

July 4, 2013 3:49:54 PM PDT
A man is dead after being electrocuted at his home in Upper Pittsgrove, New Jersey.

The incident happened in the unit block of Three Bridge Road shortly after 12:00 p.m. Thursday.

Police say the victim, a 40-year-old man, was trimming tree branches from a lift truck when it happened.

Investigators believe that a branch he was cutting struck a live power line.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The name of the man killed has not been released.