Park tree worker killed removing trees

A state tree worker was killed on the job January 17, 2024, in Niagara County, New York. Aaron Peters, 32, of Youngstown, New York, was part of a park crew removing trees at Golden Hill State Park when the incident occurred, according to a WGRZ news report. Peters was a member of the regional ropes […]

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Man dies while trimming trees

A man died while trimming branches November 22, 2023, in Papillion, Nebraska. Ricky Witt, 63, of Papillion, was trimming trees at a home. Police said the accident happened Wednesday, November 22, and Witt was found on Thursday, November 23, according to an report.

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Climber found dead in tree

A climber who had apparently been performing tree work was found unresponsive in a tree August 24, 2022, in Boulder Creek, California. Jorge Soria Flores, 47, of Greenfield, Calif., was later pronounced dead. Boulder Creek Fire Department was called shortly after noon for an unresponsive man in the tree. There were no details available about […]

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