Worker killed in struck-by

An aerial-lift operator was killed when a branch struck the boom of the lift, causing him to fall out of the lift and to the ground February 26, 2024, in Escambia County, Florida. The 59-year-old man was part of a county crew clearing trees when the incident occurred. A preliminary investigation indicated that the victim was not wearing a harness or helmet at the time of the incident, according to a WEAR News ABC 3 report.

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