LARGO, Fla. (970 WFLA) – Pinellas deputies say two men were shocked by power lines while trimming trees Wednesday.
It happened around 3:30 p.m. at a home on the 1000 block of Tallowood Drive in unincorporated Largo. Deputies say the incident does not appear to be suspicious.
According to deputies, the two men were on the ground moving a ladder when the ladder hit a power line causing the two men to be shocked. A 50-year-old man from St. Pete was taken to a local hospital with non-life threatening injuries and a 32-year-old man from Clearwater was taken to a local hospital via with life-threatening injuries.