CURWENSVILLE MAN ELECTROCUTED WHILE CUTTING TREE LIMB

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Philipsburg, PA – A Curwensville man died after he was electrocuted while cutting a tree limb in Centre County.

40-year-old Adam Knouff had been working with the Townsend Tree Service to cut a tree limb that fell across some power lines on Pike Lane near Philipsburg.

Around 1:50 p.m. on Monday, Kanouff was electrocuted and died as a result. The Centre County Deputy Coroner Deborah Smeal pronounced him dead at the scene.

Although police were called in to investigate, the death is listed as accidental.

There is no word yet when a funeral or memorial service will be held for Kanouff.


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