A man died after being struck by a tree December 29, 2022, near Lugoff, South Carolina. Ned Lyles, 71, of Lugoff, was cutting one tree when he was struck on the back of the neck by a different tree. The tree that killed him had a notch cut in it, according to a newstime.com report.
A worker died after falling from a tree December 28, 2022, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Eric LaRue, 57, of Providence, New York, fell approximately 30 feet and died at the scene, according to a Daily Gazette report.
A man died after being found beneath a tree log December 27, 2022, in Weeping Water, Nebraska. Davis Lawson, 30, was cutting trees with his father, David Lawson. The father left the site and returned approximately 10 minutes later, and found his son underneath the felled log. He called for help and started CPR, but […]
A man was cutting a tree in West Orange, Texas, December 26, 2022, when he fell about 30 feet and landed on his head. The man was flown to a Houston hospital in critical condition, according to a 12News report.
A climber died after falling out of a tree while performing tree work December 22, 2022, in Smith County, Texas. The victim was declared dead at the scene, according to a KLTV report. A report directly to TCIA staff indicated the tree was rotted and that the climber fell with the tree.