FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia say a man was electrocuted while trying to retrieve a drone that had become stuck in a tree.
Citing a release from Forest Park police, news outlets report 37-year-old Reff Teasley died Saturday. Teasley and his brother, Calvin Teasley, were trying to dislodge the drone with a metal pole, which touched a power line.
They both were sent flying backward. Reff Teasley wasn’t breathing when police arrived. Calvin Teasley was hospitalized. He was stable, but his exact condition is unclear.
No further details have been released.