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      Tree trimmer killed after coming in contact with power line

      A worker from Trees Incorporated was killed when he came in contact with a power line while trimming a tree in Traverse City.

      A worker from Trees Incorporated was killed when he came in contact with a power line while trimming a tree in Traverse City.

      The incident happened Wednesday morning while the 23-year-old worker was trimming a Hemlock tree at 618 E. Orchard in Traverse City.

      Crews on the scene say a worker was warning the man that he was getting close to power lines when the accident happened.

      Trees Incorporated is a licensed contractor for Traverse City Light and Power.