A man was cutting a tree in West Orange, Texas, December 26, 2022, when he fell about 30 feet and landed on his head. The man was flown to a Houston hospital in critical condition, according to a 12News report.
A worker was struck by a limb and injured November 21, 2022, while working at a home in Jaffrey, New Hampshire. A tree care company was removing several trees using an aerial lift. An employee working on the ground was struck in the head by a log cut by the bucket operator. The victim was […]
Tree worker Rhys Hund filed a lawsuit in Madison County, Illinois, against his employer, Daniel Linck, dba Linck & Log, and Brian Linck, citing negligence after being struck and injured on the job, according to a Madison-St. Clair Record report. According to the lawsuit, Hund was employed by the defendants to cut down trees in […]
Tyler Drake, 24, of New Castle, Pennsylvania, was struck by a car November 7, 2022, while working for a tree care company in Moon Township, Pa. He was taken to a hospital, where he later died. Drake had been helping to cut back vegetation along the road, according to a WPXI-TV news report.
Larry Gorecki, 71, of Farming Township, Minnesota, was injured while using a chain saw on his property. According to a bringmethenews.com report, he briefly lost consciousness and was unable to stop the bleeding before emergency responders arrived. He was taken to St. Cloud Hospital for treatment.