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Amarillo tree trimmer dies in power line accident

Published On: Oct 23 2013 10:05:22 AM CDT
Updated On: Oct 23 2013 11:41:13 AM CDT

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) -

A tree trimmer in the Texas Panhandle has died after being electrocuted while working in a neighborhood.
    
Amarillo police say the accident happened Tuesday in the backyard of a home when a pole being used to cut limbs came in contact with a power line.
    
Police identified the victim as 46-year-old Emiliano Garcia of Amarillo. He was dead at the scene.
    
An autopsy has been ordered.