ADAMS COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) – A tree trimming accident in Adams County has left one man dead.

The sheriff’s department says the accident happened around 3:45 p.m. at 76th and Quivas on Saturday.

A man with a private company had been trimming trees when he struck a live power line and was electrocuted. His partner tried to help, but couldn’t reach the man in time.

The victim’s name has not been released.