VIDEO: Houston utility worker trimming trees electrocuted

Investigators say the electrical accident happened as the contract crew was working in a residential neighborhood

Dec 8th, 2014

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston police say one utility worker has died and another was hurt in a power lines accident while trimming some trees.

Investigators say the electrical accident happened as the contract crew was working in a residential neighborhood. The Houston Fire Department says the person who died was electrocuted.

Details on the injured worker weren't immediately available. Names of the victims weren't immediately released. A message left with a company believed to employ the workers wasn't immediately returned Monday.

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