29.09.2021

Another tree worker electrocution

A tree worker died yesterday after he came into contact with an overhead power line in Pleasant Springs, near Madison, Wisconsin, due west of Milwaukee.

The man Gary Hall, 50, was was trimming trees from a truck mounted platform/ bucket truck, when he touched the overhead power line. He was rescued by the emergency services but died shortly after arriving at the hospital.

OSHA is investigating the incident.

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