Tree trimmer killed in Minnetonka

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Jun 26, 2014 at 7:45 am

MINNETONKA, Minn. (KNSI) A 21-year-old tree trimmer died from his injuries Wednesday after being shocked by a power line in Minnetonka.

The incident happened when a small branch he cut came into contact with the power line and carried electricity to the worker. The man was shocked for about 20 seconds until the branch fell and cut the electrical connection.

Authorities have yet to release the identity of the victim. He was pronounced dead after being taken to Hennepin County Medical Center. 

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