A climber was electrocuted when he apparently contacted power lines while doing tree work June 3, 2022, in Fairfax, Virginia. First responders found the man still suspended by a rope 25 feet up. Rescuers were quickly able to free the man from the ropes. He was then taken to a hospital, where he succumbed to […]
A groundworker was electrocuted during tree-trimming operations on March 1, 2022, in Madison, Wisconsin.
A lift operator was electrocuted and a co-worker injured while trimming trees on October 26, 2021, in Abilene, Texas. Alan James Maxey, 31, was killed and a 24-year-old male was injured while working for a local tree-trimming company at a home. The 24-year-old, who was not identified, was hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries. First responders were […]
The operator of an aerial lift was electrocuted and his son was injured while trying to rescue him on October 1, 2021, in Melbourne Beach, Florida. The man was in the bucket of a lift working for a tree-trimming service when he accidentally made contact with an electric line while trimming trees behind a residence. […]
An aerial-lift operator was electrocuted on September 28, 2021, in Pleasant Springs, Wisconsin, when the bucket he was standing in came into contact with a power line. The man was taken to UW (University of Wisconsin-Madison) Hospital, where he later died, according to a WMTV report.