Sebastian Tree Trimmer Identified in Power Line Electrocution

A tree trimmer died Tuesday after being electrocuted by a live power line in Sebastian, Florida.
A tree trimmer died Tuesday after being electrocuted by a live power line in Sebastian, Florida.

The Sebastian tree trimmer who was electrocuted by an active power line Tuesday has been identified as 41-year-old Pablo O’Campo Bustamante of Vero Beach, Florida.

The Sebastian Police Department received a call in reference to a male landscaper who was electrocuted by an active power line in the 700 block of Dixie Terrace.

“Once officers arrived on scene and the power was turned off by Florida Power and Light, it was determined 41-year-old Pablo O’Campo Bustamante, of Vero Beach, succumbed to his injuries,” Lieutenant Timony Wood told Sebastian Daily.

Wood said the incident is still under investigation.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland. When he was age 9, his parents moved to Jupiter, Florida. Andy spent several years at various radio & television stations in Florida such as WLIZ, WFLX-FOX 29, WIRK, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and WJNO to name a few. In 1994, Andy made a career change to computer programming and worked for several technology companies (two are Fortune 500) in Atlanta, Georgia. However, Andy returned to Florida and settled in the small town of Sebastian in 2002. In 2005, he returned to the broadcasting news sector and eventually joined our news team in 2016 as editor in chief. Andy's family has lived in Sebastian for more than 45 years.