At about 12 p.m., EMS responded to a call for an unconscious person in the 5700 block of Pinewilde, officials say.
HCFMO investigators are on scene of an electrocution assisting @ChampionsESD in the 5700 block of Pinewilde Dr. A male contractor who was trimming trees came in contact with an main power line. Unfortunately the contractor did not survive. pic.twitter.com/wnpMQ3EmPV
— @hcfmo (@hcfmo) March 28, 2022
Champions Forest Fire Department said the man’s body has not been recovered and CenterPoint Energy will be turning off the electricity so crews can remove the body.
Skyeye’s video shows two Centerpoint power trucks and two EMS vehicles parked on the street.
Officials say two tree trimmers were working during the incident. Investigators have not given further details on the second man.
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