Tree worker rescued during tree limb cleanup, suspended in climbing harness

An unidentified tree worker was rescued during a cleanup effort after a tree had fallen across a ravine and took down power lines. The man was up a tree clearing the debris when a 10 foot section he was cutting came loose and hit him in the shoulder. His climbing harness saved him from falling into the ravine. He was suspended in his harness until work crew were able to get slack in his rope and lower him to the ground. The man remained counsious the whole time and was transported to a local hospital.

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