Tree service worker dies after a limb fell on top of him

Plantation, FL – An unidentified tree worker has died on the job Tuesday afternoon when a tree limb fell on top of him. According to Detective Robert Rettig of the Plantation Police Department, “The preliminary findings are that a tree trimming crew were cutting down trees in a vacant lot, and while doing so one of the workers was killed in the process.”

Battalion Chief Joel Gordon of the Plantation Fire Department said, “A worker was cutting a limb and it fell on another worker beneath him.”

Two workers left the scene leaving equipment behind and did not make any comment to reporters.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene. The investigation is ongoing.

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