Tree worker hurt in fatal wreck

A motorist was killed August 7, 2022, when the pickup truck he was driving collided with a tree service’s aerial-lift truck in Alexandria, Louisiana. David Harris, 70, of Pineville, La., was killed in the collision that occurred in the southbound lane of the Pineville Expressway. The driver of the bucket truck was injured and taken […]

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Tree worker killed in ATV accident

An employee of a line-clearance company died in an ATV accident July 22, 2022, in Houston County, Minnesota. Kyla Wimer-Wood, 33, of Owatonna, Minn., was working for a tree service based in Ottertail, Minn., at the time of the accident. She was the driver and only occupant of the ATV at that time. She was […]

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Bucket operator hurt in crash

A lift operator trimming trees from a bucket truck July 6, 2022, in Bloomington, Minnesota, was severely injured when a semi-truck collided with the elbow of the lift’s boom, causing the operator to fall to the ground. Investigators say the bucket truck was parked on the sidewalk and the semi’s trailer struck the boom. The […]

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