2024-07-14 8:09 PM

Man Electrocuted Trimming Trees in Falls Church

A 41-year-old man died Tuesday night after touching a live power line while he was trimming trees in the the Falls Church area of Fairfax, police report.

Fairfax County Police say Jacinto Gomez Diaz, of Culpeper, was electrocuted while trimming trees in the 3400 block of Surrey Lane around 8:14 p.m. when detectives believe he made contact with a live power line. Due to the live line, response units had to wait for Dominion Power to arrive and deactivate the line.

Diaz was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:37 p.m.

No other injuries were reported as a result of the incident which is being investigated as accidental.

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