Duxbury: Tree worker medflighted to Boston after falling 20-30 feet

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Around 1:30p.m. Monday, a tree worker was medflighted from Duxbury to Mass General Hospital. 

According to Duxbury Fire Chief Kevin Nord, the tree worker was in a bucket truck working in a neighborhood off Lincoln Street when he fell approximately 20-30 feet from the bucket onto the ground. 

Chief Nord says the worker suffered very serious injuries to his head, chest, and face. He was unable to explain how the worker fell from the bucket truck, “No information and that’s still all pending right now,” said Chief Nord

OSHA, a federal agency that deals with work-related incidents, was called to the scene to investigate the fall. 

Duxbury officials transported the tree worker from Lincoln Street to an athletic field behind Chandler Elementary School where they were met by a Boston Medflight helicopter.

About Trisha McNeilly

With a Bachelor’s Degree in American Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Boston under her belt, Trisha McNeilly joins us full-time as a general assignment and breaking news reporter having previously interned for WBZ-1030 AM in Boston. A South Shore resident her whole life, McNeilly grew up in Pembroke and is 22-years old.