Line clearance trimmer seriously injured when truck tips over

Yakima, WA – 59-year-old Rocendo Pulido-Cuevas was seriously injured when the bucket truck he was using overturned.

According to Yakima County sheriff’s spokesman Casey Schilperoort, Pulido-Cuevas was trimming trees near power lines around 11 a.m. when the truck became imbalanced and tipped over, dropping the bucket end of the boom and Pulido-Cuevas into a pond.

The crew was trimming trees for Pacific Power.

For more information; https://www.yakimaherald.com/news/local/tree-trimmer-seriously-injured-when-truck-tips-over/article_96ae6a68-b584-11e8-9adb-8ff4525c858e.html

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