Tree trimmer electrocuted in Parkville

PARKVILLE, Mo. - A man working as a tree trimmer was electrocuted Monday morning when he touched a live wire.

The man was working Wednesday morning in a tree on the 6500 block of North Rock Garden Road. A strap securing the worker touched a line near where he was working and electrocuted him, Parkville police said. He has been identified as Carlos Enrique Gomez-Escobar, 35.

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