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2 tree trimmers shocked in suburban West Palm

Posted at 12:58 PM, Jun 01, 2016

Two tree trimmers were sent to the hospital Wednesday after they were shocked in suburban West Palm Beach.

The incident happened at 1701 Skees Rd. at 9:23 a.m.

According to Palm Beach County Fire Rescue Capt. Albert Borroto, two workers were using a bucket truck to cut trees.

While working, they had a limb strike the wires, causing both trimmers to feel a shock. The two patients were transported to a local hospital for treatment.