SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. - Fire rescue officials in Seminole County said a landscaper died and another was hospitalized after they were shocked by a power line while tree trimming Saturday morning.
The incident happened around 10 a.m. on Alexa Court in the Winter Park area.
Officials said the victims were trimming a tree with a saw when it came in contact with a power line. One of the landscapers was electrocuted and pronounced dead at the scene, according to officials. He has been identified as 22-year-old Delvin Reynoso.
The other landscaper, Francisco Hernandez, was shocked when he tried to help Reynoso, officials said. He was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center and is expected to recover.
The men were working for H & L landscaping, Inc. and were trimming the tree in a residential area.
The Seminole County Sheriff's Office and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident.