Tree trimmer falls from bucket truck in Fort Lauderdale

Man taken to hospital in serious condition


FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A man was taken to a hospital in serious condition after falling from a bucket truck in Fort Lauderdale.

Authorities said the victim was trimming trees at 1131 SW 9th Ave. on Thursday afternoon when something malfunctioned, sending the bucket and the worker to the ground.

Crews remained at the scene several hours after the crash to determine exactly what went wrong.

The man is employed by Monster Tree Service. So far, no statement has been released from the company.

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