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.READ MORE: Getty Villa Reopens For First Time Since March 2020
Officials believe the man came into contact with a live power line at the scene.READ MORE: NFL Teams Up With Disney To Launch Collectible Tees
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.MORE NEWS: LASD Releases Body Cam Video Of Deputy Shooting Of Isaias Cervantes In Cudahy
Fullerton police and the local power company are investigating.