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Police ID tree trimmer electrocuted in Sebastian

Posted at 1:02 PM, Aug 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-06 14:52:49-04

A landscaper who was trimming trees died in Sebastian Tuesday after touching a power line, according to Indian River County Fire Rescue and the Sebastian Police Department.

The incident happened just before noon in the 700 block of Dixie Terrace, police said.

They identified the victim as 41-year-old Pablo O’Campo Bustamante of Vero Beach.

A fire rescue spokesperson said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Florida Power and Light was called to shut off power in the area.

Police say the incident remains under investigation.