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Fatal tree trimming accident

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SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. (WOFL FOX 35 ORLANDO) -

One landscaper is dead and a second one is in critical condition after being electrocuted while trimming trees at a Winter Park home Saturday morning.

Seminole County Fire officials responded to a call around 10 a.m. when two workers of H & L Landscaping were cutting trees on Alexa Court near State Road 436 and came in contact with a power line.

One of the men died on the scene.  The other was rushed to ORMC after falling to the ground. The deceased male was in his 20's.

Homes in the area of Howell Branch Road lost power around the time of the incident.

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