Man dies while trying to repair chipper

Richfield, MN – 51-year-old Bill Pipes died while trying to repair a chipper. Witnesses at the scene stated that a crew was removing trees in the area. They were feeding pieces of wood into the chipper but the machine kept getting clogged.

Pipes and his co-workers tried to unclog the chipper but a piece of metal became dislodged and struck Pipes in the head.

For more information; http://kstp.com/news/one-killed-richfield-landscaping-accident/4910830/

https://www.hometownsource.com/sun_current/tree-trimmer-dies-in-richfield/article_1a5ff21a-5a03-11e8-800c-3f4f61d48295.html

https://www.constructionequipmentguide.com/wood-chipper-kills-worker/40442

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