Person working near power lines dies after electrocution in east Columbus

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - One person is dead after an electrocution incident in east Columbus on Wednesday.

Columbus Division of Fire Battalion Chief Steve Martin said a member of a small company was working on a tree near a power line in the 6000 block of Forestview Drive.

A tree limb hit a power line just after 1 p.m., Martin said.

The name of the person who died has not been released.