Tree trimmer taken to hospital after touching power line

Staff report

A tree trimmer was taken to the hospital after he came into contact with a power line in Leavenworth, the police chief said.

The incident was reported at 11:07 a.m. Friday in the 300 block of Elm. A tree trimmer working in a cherry picker truck brushed an overhead power line. The man survived the incident, Leavenworth Police Chief Pat Kitchens said.