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Largo, Florida -- Two tree trimmers have been taken to a local hospital after being shocked while working on Tallowood Drive in Largo around 3:30 Wednesday afternoon.

Pinellas Sheriff's deputies say the men were on the ground trying to move a ladder when it hit the power lines above them.

Lance Russel, 50, suffered non-life-threatening injuries. Steven Hansen, 32, suffered life-threatening injuries.

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