Fox 5 News reports that authorities in a metro Atlanta suburb say a man was electrocuted and killed while trying to retrieve a drone that had become stuck in a tree.
In a statement, Forest Park police said 37-year-old Reff Teasley and his brother Calvin Teasley were trying to retrieve the drone by using a metal pole when the pole touched a power line.
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Authorities say both were sent flying backward by the shock. Reff Teasley wasn’t breathing when police arrived. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.
Calvin Teasley was hospitalized. He was stable, but his exact condition is unclear.
No further details have been released. Stay tuned for more information.
Source: Fox 5 News