Crane Accidents

Fatal Fall for Arborist


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

A man trimming trees from around power lines near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania fell to his death yesterday.

The man, Charles Shahan, 48, who was working for Davey Tree, was carrying out the work from a bucket truck, using a pole mounted saw in Versailles, to the south east of Pittsburgh. He was confirmed to have died at the scene. Davey Tree Expert is a large business based in Kent, Ohio and is one of the oldest arborist in the USA, it was contracted to Duquesne Light to clear the branches.

Fatal Fall 2-20-2015 3-17-19 PM























The scene after the emergency services had arrived

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