Man dies after attempting to push a tree over with excavator

Benton Harbor, MI – 62 year old David Strey died when he tried to push a tree over. Strey was using an excavator to remove a large tree at a construction site. When the tree uprooted it landed on top of the machine, crushing the cab where he was sitting. The tree that fell on the excavator was about 3 feet in circumference and about 30 feet long. Strey was pronounced dead at the scene.

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https://www.osha.gov/pls/imis/establishment.inspection_detail?id=1074489.015

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