Drone aids rescue of climber from tree

A worker was rescued from a tree May 31, 2024, in Kansas City, Mo. He was climbing with spikes and a rope system, but lost control of the rope and dropped it when he was 65 feet up. The Kansas City Fire Department sent a new rope and harness to the man via drone, and […]

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Man killed in struck-by

A man was killed when he was struck by a tree while cutting wood May 30, 2024, in Laytonville, Calif. Because of the rough terrain in the area, rescuers carried the man to a landing area where an air ambulance was waiting, but the man was pronounced dead at the scene, according to a Mendocino […]

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Woman killed in struck-by

A woman was killed when she was struck by a tree branch while clearing storm damage May 28, 2024, in Arlington, Texas. The woman was clearing a tree that had fallen on her roof during a storm when another branch broke and struck her, causing her to fall, according to a WFAA.com report.

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