UPDATE: The man who was killed by electrocution on Wednesday in Hazleton has been identified by the Buchanan County Sheriff’s Office as 51-year-old Gregory Thomas Brandt of Fairbank.
HAZLETON, Iowa (KWWL) -- The Buchanan County Sheriff's Office says a man died Wednesday morning from being electrocuted while trimming a tree in Hazleton.
Sheriff's Deputies and emergency agencies responded to the report in 200 block of South Street W at 10:45 a.m., where the man was pronounced dead on scene.
The Sheriff's Office says that the man was using a boom lift to cut down a tree when he came into contact with an overhead power line. His name is currently being withheld pending family notification.