Lineman killed while working in Fort Lauderdale after Hurricane Irma

first_imgSEBRING, Fla. (WSVN) — A Florida lineman died in Fort Lauderdale while working to restore power after Hurricane Irma.According to his obituary, 26-year-old Scott Christopher Reid died Sunday, Sept. 17 while working to bring back electricity to the area. WBBH reports Reid apparently fell five stories from a parking garage at the Westin Hotel in Fort Lauderdale.“Chris was an avid Gator fan, enjoyed fishing, riding four-wheelers, being a jokester and just having a good time,” his obituary read. “He loved line work and his job with T & D Solutions. Chris also loved spending time with his family, especially his daughters.”Reid is survived by his wife, Chelsea, and his daughters Meyan and Paisley.A GoFundMe page has been created to help raise money for his family.Copyright 2019 Sunbeam Television Corp. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.last_img read more