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Posted: Thursday, December 21, 2017. 10:59 am CST.

m>By BBN Staff: Yesterday, BBN reported of an incident where a man was electrocuted in Independence Village on Tuesday evening.

The man has since been identified as Hugo Polanco. Polanco was trimming a tree in front of a restaurant when his machete made contact with a high powered wire and got electrocuted.

He fell off the tree and died on the spot.
Police are investigating.


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