Man dies after being crushed by a bulldozer

Walter Shirk, 81, of Ephrata, Pennsylvania, was killed when he was run over by a bulldozer on October 17, 2022, in Lancaster County, Pa. According to a report, two men were cutting trees when the bulldozer rolled and crushed Shirk.

Worker killed when pulled into chipper

An employee of a tree care company, Jesus Contreras-Benitez, 47, of Redwood City, California, died when he was pulled at least partially into a chipper in Menlo Park, California, October 11, 2022. According to an ABC7 News report, when police arrived, they found him dead from his injuries.

Climber injured in struck-by

A 42-year-old worker from Hackensack, New Jersey, was injured October 6, 2022, in Fair Lawn, New Jersey, when a branch fell and broke his leg while he was suspended in a tree. He was stranded on an unsteady branch 20 to 30 feet in the air. The first firefighters on the scene were unable to […]

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