Tree trimming crush incident
A man died last week while trimming trees in Lancaster, Pennsylvania after he was crushed between the platform and a branch.
The incident occurred on Tuesday September 26th, while Danh Tran, 42, was using a truck mounted platform/Bucket truck that he had borrowed or rented, in oredr to earn some money trimming trees in the local area.
When the emergency services arrived, they found that he had already passed away. The coroner later confirmed that he had died of “accidental mechanical asphyxia while working on an elevated platform."
OSHA is investigating exactly how the incident occurred.