Tree trimmer electrocuted in Fort Lauderdale

Man not breathing when Fire Rescue arrived

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. - A man was electrocuted while trimming trees in Fort Lauderdale on Tuesday afternoon.

It happened in the 2600 block of Southwest 12th Terrace about 3:20 p.m.

Coworkers helped the man to the ground, said Matt Little, a spokesperson for the City of Fort Lauderdale. He was not breathing when Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue arrived.

The man was transported to Broward Health, where he died.

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