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St. Charles man in critical condition after tree-trimming accident

LEWISTON, Minn. (KTTC) -- A tree-trimming accident has left a St. Charles man in critical condition.

Jesse Halling, 31, was severely burned on Tuesday after he came into contact with an electrical transmission line.

Halling was working with another man trimming a tree in Lewiston in the backyard of a home across from the fire station.

Halling's heart stopped but it was re-started with the help of first responders as they used a portable heart defibrillator.

Halling was last listed in critical condition in the burn unit at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.


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