Deputies from the Harris County Precinct 4 office responded to reports of an electrocution in the 12700 block of Grand Teton Trail around 2:15 p.m. on Wednesday.
NOW - ELECTROCUTION— Mark Herman, Harris County Constable Precinct 4 (@Pct4Constable) August 26, 2020
Heavy police presence in the 12700 block of Gran Teton Trl in the Eagle Springs subdivision.
A male has been confirmed deceased after he was electrocuted by a power-line while cutting down tree limbs.
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Deputies said a 62-year-old man decided to trim some trees near his home in preparation for the hurricane, but while he was on his ladder, deputies said he nicked a wire with his chainsaw.
The man died immediately, deputies said.
Officials warned Houstonians to let the professionals take care of any tree clippings near wires, especially while it's windy outside.
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