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.

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