Tree Trimming Accident Turns Deadly

A routine tree trimming has turned deadly for a man in northern Leon County.

According to the sheriff's office, 27-year-old Michael Brown of Colquitt County, GA was trimming back trees from the power line on Dick Mitchell Drive. His bucket somehow became entangled in the wire, and he was electrocuted.

Brown was rushed to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital, where he later died.

He worked for Mosgrove Construction Company for the last year and was sub contracted through Talquin Electric.