Worker electrocuted

A worker was electrocuted while trimming a tree from the bucket of an aerial-lift truck March 18, 2024, in Stilwell, Oklahoma. Dalton Stevens, 23, of Tahlequah, Okla., was trimming a Bradford pear tree with another employee in the bucket when Dalton was killed. The power line was approximately 15 feet away, and the direct cause of the accident was not known, according to a report relayed directly to TCIA staff.

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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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