Tree trimmer dies after electrocution in Central Lubbock

Tree trimmer dies after electrocution in Central Lubbock

LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) - Provided by the Lubbock Police Department

Today, Wednesday, December 02, 2015 at approximately 1:31 p.m., patrol officers responded to a report of an industrial accident, (electrocution), at 59th Street and Indiana Ave.

The victim, Bobby Wayne Phillips – 46, was trimming trees for a private company. He was in a bucket lift when he made contact with high voltage power lines. He died at the scene.

The Lubbock Police Department along with Lubbock Fire and Rescue are investigating.