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.