Responded to a confirmed deceased 859 call placed with emergency services at 7:53:34 p.m. EST on Sunday April 28, 2013. Single male victim, age 55 found deceased in front yard by cyclist passing by. Scene has been secured and family notified. Placement of body and evidence of the scene indicates male victim was trimming trees with pole saw around powerlines when saw came into contact with powerline. Electrical current bonded male victim’s hands to pole saw causing burns, with electrocution appearing to be cause of death.
Upon clearing the scene, electrical utility services were called and arrived at 7:35:01 p.m. EST on Sunday April 28, 2013. Crew will commence clearing tree branches from around powerline and removal of debris.