Man electrocuted while trimming trees in Fort Lauderdale

Victim's identity not immediately released


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A man was electrocuted Monday afternoon while trimming trees in Fort Lauderdale, authorities said.

The incident was reported about 5 p.m. in the 4700 block of Bayview Drive.

Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue was called to the area and pronounced the victim dead.

Further details about the incident were not immediately released, but Sky 10 flew above the scene just after 5:30 p.m. and saw power lines near trees in the neighborhood.

The victim's identity has not been released.

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