Tree worker killed by falling tree working for KUB

A subcontractor was hired by the Knoxville Utility Board (KUB) to trim trees and remove vegetation near their Cheowa Pump Station. One of the subcontracted workers was killed when a tree fell on him. It happened shortly after 12 pm and the man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name and the subcontractors name have not been released, but a Trees Inc. bucket truck was parked at the scene.

For more information; http://www.knoxnews.com/news/watchful-eye/kub-contract-worker-killed-by-falling-tree_39719406

http://www.wbir.com/story/news/2015/07/23/tree-fall-kills-male-employee-of-kub-subcontractor/30574443/

http://www.wrcbtv.com/story/29618838/worker-killed-while-trimming-trees-in-knoxville

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