Man electrocuted in tree-trimming accident in Upper PIttsgrove

UPPER PITTSGROVE, N.J. - July 4, 2013

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.

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