Man dies after pinned under log

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 […]

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Worker dies after pinned by loader

A loader operator died after being pinned between two pieces of equipment December 2, 2022, in Evansville, Indiana. Travis Lee Baker, 41, of Evansville, was operating a skid steer pulling a log as he backed up, and he backed into a truck’s deployed outrigger, causing him to be crushed between the two machines, according to […]

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Man trapped overnight in tree

A man was taken to the hospital on the morning of August 30, 2022, in Lebanon, Connecticut, after being trapped overnight in a tree following a tree-cutting accident the night before. Investigators believe the man was stuck overnight before freeing himself to go inside and call 911. Emergency crews were called to the home in […]

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