WEST COCOA, Fla. — A tree-trimmer was killed in Brevard County on Friday morning after his chainsaw struck a power line in a mobile home park.

  • Man electrocuted at West Cocoa mobile home park
  • Tree-trimmer's chainsaw touched power line, authorities say

It happened just before 10:30 a.m. on Frankie Lane in the Cypress Strand community near West Cocoa.

The man was on a lift and trying to cut a branch when the saw connected with the electrical line, authorities said.

Power was shut down in the area while the investigation went on, a Brevard County Sheriff's spokesman said.

A medical examiner arrived on scene shortly afterward.

The man's identity has not been released.