1 dead, 1 injured when heavy branch collapses bucket truck boom

Burley, ID – 28-year-old Corbin Bowers died, and 26-year-old Emmett Koyle was injured when the boom of the bucket truck they were in collapsed. Reports state that Bowers and Koyle were in the platform of a bucket truck and tied a branch off to the bucket.

They cut the branch tree and the weight of the branch pulled the bucket 60 feet to the ground.

Bowers died on impact and Koyle was transported to the hospital where he is in critical condition.

For more information; https://www.ktvb.com/article/news/local/1-dead-1-severely-injured-in-idaho-tree-trimming-accident/277-614527142?fbclid=IwAR1Ch63AA5pERCu8u-5aPKsiWA2eRZDw_3zsW4YT2IaYFYUxFQo-ciAN4Xs


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