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Man dies stringing up Christmas lights in Guelph, Ont.

A man has died while stringing up Christmas lights in Guelph, Ont.

Police say the victim is a 29-year-old man from Elora, just northwest of Guelph.

The man was apparently employed by a company to put up the lights and was using a large aluminium pole that came in contact with a hydro wire.

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It happened on Harrison Avenue in the city's downtown area.

The Ministry of Labour has been contacted.

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