City worker killed on the job

A City of De Pere, Wisconsin, employee died after being injured on a job apparently involving tree work on April 1, 2021, in De Pere.

First responders attempted life-saving measures, but the employee died on the way to the hospital.

While no details were provided, video images of the scene showed an aerial lift with the bucket still elevated over the roadway, a grapple truck, a chip truck and chipper and branches in the roadway. But the information provided in a WFRV-TV Local 5 report did not indicate the nature of the injury or injuries or the work being done at the time.

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A climber and foreman for a line-clearance company was killed on the job on June 2, 2020, in Maryland. The victim was Donald E. “DJ” Walker, Jr., 26, of Lonaconing, Maryland. No details related to the incident were provided in Walker’s obituary in The Cumberland Times-News, and no other published report was found on the incident.

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