Orange County

Orange County man, woman electrocuted by downed power line

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County deputies said two people have died after they were electrocuted Thursday outside a home in Orange County.


Officials said the two victims were electrocuted by a downed power line in the Conway area, near Bayfront Parkway and Pershing Avenue.

Paramedics were called to the area around 9:30 a.m.

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First responders found the two victims outside of a home and one was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies said a man was killed after he let his vehicle and made contact with the down power line.

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Officials said the other victim, a woman, was taken to Orlando Regional Medical Center where she died.

Anyone who sees downed power lines or any other hazard is urged to call 911 so the danger can be addressed.

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Channel 9 has a crew working to gather more information and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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