Waco parks employee dies in accident

Waco, TX – 59-year-old Robert Ochoa was killed while cutting down a tree at Brazos Park East on Monday morning, city officials said.

Police, fire, and American Medical Response crews responded to Brazos Park East around 8:30 a.m., where city employees were doing maintenance on the park. Near the river walk, city workers were working on cutting a large tree down when the worker Ochoa was killed, Assistant City Manager Ryan Holt said. A large tree trimming crew was working at the park when the accident happened.

Ochoa, a city employee since January 2018, was not cutting the tree at the time, but a piece of the tree appeared to have fallen on him, Holt said.

For more information; https://wacotrib.com/news/local/city-waco-parks-employee-dies-in-accident/article_266c8744-280e-5ea0-98a3-f3e0d1fa0f26.html

https://www.kcentv.com/article/news/local/mclennan-county/city-of-waco-employee-dies-in-tree-cutting-accident/500-a249b01c-7b5f-417a-b0a5-59a6f79a95ad

https://www.kwtx.com/2020/07/27/city-worker-dies-in-accident-while-crews-were-cutting-tree-in-a-local-park/

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