Crane Accidents

Another Arborist Fatality

05/19/15

Enterprise, Alabama

A man cutting trees from the platform of a bucket truck, in Enterprise, Alabama, died last week, after a falling tree limb struck the lift’s boom, breaking it off from the base section and causing it to drop to the ground.

The man was working from the articulated tubular boomed lift, at the Ashley Mobile Home Park in the town when the incident occurred on Friday May 8th. He was airlifted to a local hospital but was declared dead on arrival.

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The bucket truck boom sheared on impact

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