Tree-service owner dies in fall from lift

The owner of a tree service died when he was thrown from the bucket of his aerial-lift truck April 28, 2023, in Little Rock, Arkansas. Michael Parker, 66, of Carlisle, Ark., was assisting with tornado cleanup when he attempted to lift a tree stump out of the backyard of a home using the boom of […]

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Worker dies in struck-by

A worker died when he was hit by a cut tree April 13, 2023, in Chantilly, Virginia. The man was part of a crew cutting trees behind homes. He died at the scene, according to a WTOP News report. The man was not identified, but was said to be in his mid-20s, according to the […]

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Man dies in fall from ladder

A man died while helping a friend trim a tree April 8, 2023, in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Touni Bsiela, 43, of Whitehall, Pa., was 20 feet up on an extension ladder when he fell to the ground. He was rushed to the hospital and pronounced dead in the emergency room, according to a WFMZ-TV 69 news […]

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