Pedestrian Electrocuted By Downed Power Line In Fullerton

FULLERTON (CBSLA.com) — A pedestrian was killed Friday after coming into contact with a downed power line in Fullerton.

A spokesperson for the Fullerton Fire Department told KCAL9 News responders were dispatched to a medical call on West Commonwealth Avenue and South Brookhurst Road, where they found an adult male deceased.

Officials believe the man came into contact with a live power line at the scene.

Witnesses say the man was pushing a shopping cart on the sidewalk shortly before the incident.

Officials have yet to say how and why the power line was on the ground.

Fullerton police and the local power company are investigating.

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