Crane Accidents

Tree Trimmer Electrocuted

02/9/01

Oak Hill, Florida

Tree trimmer electrocuted near Oak Hill in Volusia County.

A tree trimmer working near power lines was electrocuted when the aerial lift he was using brushed a power line carrying 13,000 volts of electricity. According to a co-worker, “Apparently he misjudged the distance to the lines.” Fire officials said the man was dead when they arrived at the scene.

This accident is under investigation by the local sheriff’s office and OSHA.

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