Fridley, MN (KROC-AM News) - A man died after he was electrocuted while removing a tree in the Twin Cities Thursday.

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The Anoka County Sheriff’s Office said first responders found the victim in Fridley just before 8:30 p.m.

Early indications show that a private company was removing a tree at a property when the employee who was on a lift accidentally struck a nearby powerline with a chainsaw. First responders attempted life-saving measures but they were unsuccessful.

The incident remains under investigation.

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