A worker was injured November 13, 2023, in North Shelby County, Tennessee, in what appears to have been some sort of aerial-lift failure that allowed the upper boom to drop. Few details were available. The man was initially listed in critical condition and later was revised to non-critical condition at a local hospital, according to an Action News 5 report.
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