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Tree trimmer dies in electrocution accident (US)


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Madison Quinn Aug 18, 2021 | 9:15 AM

BIG LAKE TOWNSHIP, Minn. – Authorities in Sherburne County say a 33-year-old tree trimmer died from apparent electrocution while he was sawing branches last week.

Deputies were told Noah Ness was on a ladder and using a saw with an extender when he made contact with a power line. The accident happened next to County Road 35 in Big Lake Township North of Monticello

Ness was airlifted to a Minneapolis hospital where he died. The Midwest Medical Examiner’s Office will determine the exact cause of death after an autopsy.

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