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Tree Worker Dies in Fall from Lift

Garrett, Ind., July 2012— A tree-service worker died instantly of major internal injuries when he fell from the bucket of an aerial lift. Investigators said the man and co-workers had used a chain to connect the lift’s bucket to a tree that had fallen into a lake. As the crew tried to use the lift to raise the tree, something in the lift broke and the bucket and worker fell. –


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