Park tree worker killed removing trees

A state tree worker was killed on the job January 17, 2024, in Niagara County, New York. Aaron Peters, 32, of Youngstown, New York, was part of a park crew removing trees at Golden Hill State Park when the incident occurred, according to a WGRZ news report. Peters was a member of the regional ropes access team and sawyer crew for three years, according to the WGRZ report.
The incident occurred during what should have been a routine task, according to a report. No further details were available.

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