Worker Electrocuted In Orange County

(Cornwall-on-Hudson, NY) -- A worker is dead in Orange County after being electrocuted by a live wire during tree removal work.

 Authorities say 39-year-old John Nuzzolo of Newburgh was cutting a tree about 40 feet off the ground when a high power line was struck. It happened around 9:15 a.m. yesterday morning on Maple Road in Cornwall-on-Hudson. Cornwall Police say Nuzzolo was working as a sub-contractor for Simply Stump Grinding and Tree Removal Company, based out of Newburgh.

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