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Tree trimmer electrocuted by power lines

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Amarillo, TX - An area contractor is electrocuted while trimming trees this morning near I-40 and Georgia.

The Amarillo Fire Department responded to the 2000 block of Milam around 10:00 Tuesday morning after receiving calls that a man was stuck in a tree.

Upon arrival, fire officials found a contractor who had been trimming trees -- cut some power lines and was electrocuted.

46 year-old Emiliano Garcia was pronounced dead at the scene.