Police ID Worker Electrocuted While Trimming Tree

TAKOMA PARK, Md. (AP) — Takoma Park police have identified a worker electrocuted while trimming branches from a storm damaged tree.

Police identified the man as Orlando Hernandez, 48, of Hyattsville, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

Police say a preliminary investigation shows Hernandez was taking down a ladder after trimming a tree Saturday morning when the ladder touched a high-voltage line.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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