A worker was killed when he made contact with a power line September 23, 2023, in Port Lucie, Florida. Wilson Lopez, 18, of Stuart, Fla., was cutting a tree on a residential job site when the incident occurred, according to a tcpalm.com report. Lopez was transported to the hospital, where he died, according to the […]
A worker was seriously injured when his chain saw came in contact with a live power line, September 21, 2023, in Lutz, Florida. The worker was working with a tree crew and was in a rented boom lift when the incident occurred, according to a WFLA NBC Channel 8 News report. The worker was listed […]
A private tree contractor was killed when they touched a live wire August 31, 2023, in Delta Township, Michigan. A Lansing Board of Water & Light spokesperson said the contractor was killed while working at a residence, according to a WLNS news report.
Two workers were injured by electrical contact August 7, 2023, in Portage County, Wisconsin. The workers were performing a tree-trimming operation when the power line was hit, according to a spmetrowire.com report.
Two men cutting a tree were electrocuted when their compact lift apparently made contact with an electrical wire June 2, 2023, in West Jordan, Utah. Emergency responders found the two men, both employees of a tree-service company, dead and the lift on fire in the backyard of a residence, according to a KSL TV report.