Electrocution reported in Town of Newburgh

Posted 8/8/19

The Town of Newburgh Police Department is investigating an incident in which an individual was electrocuted while trimming trees. 

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Electrocution reported in Town of Newburgh

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The Town of Newburgh Police Department is investigating an incident in which an individual was electrocuted while trimming trees. 

The incident occurred at about 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the corner of Babes Ln. and Lattintown Rd.  The subject involved was using a pole-saw from a bucket lift about 20-25 feet in the air.  Contact was made with live power lines, resulting in injuries to the worker. 

No more specific information is being released at this time, pending proper notifications.  Town of Newburgh Detectives are continuing the investigation.

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