Man electrocuted while trimming trees

Tuesday morning at approximately 9:35 a.m. Amarillo Police Department Officers responded to the 2000 block of south Milam on reports of an occupational accident.

According to APD, 46-year-old Emiliano Garcia was working in the area trimming trees in a back yard of a residence. Garcia was using a pole saw to cut tree limbs when the saw touched the power line that ran to the residence.

Garcia was electrocuted and pronounced dead at the scene. An autopsy has been ordered as the investigation into the incident continues.