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FATAL ACCIDENT: Worker Killed After Fall In Dexter

One person has died after falling nearly 50 feet while working on power lines in Dexter on Tuesday morning.

The accident happened at about 10 a.m. on Dexfield Road, about two miles north of the Dallas County community.

The man fell out of a basket about 50 feet above ground. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Officials have not released the victim’s name. The accident remains under investigation.

6 comments

  • William Denison

    We need fewer safety regulations in this country and less people to enforce them. They are costing people their lives….I mean jobs.

    • JimmyP

      Your attempt at sarcasm is ironic and lame at best.
      There are already plenty of state and Federal OSHA agencies working all over the place. Believe me they will be on this accident as they do when serious or fatalities occur.
      The guy fell out of his bucket or was catapulted out ( does happen) Probably not tethered off or untied his safety harness ( big no -no in any lift).
      Sad to hear about it and this was avoidable.

    • Godfrey Cromwell

      Mr. Denison,
      There is a family grieving over the unnecessary death of a loved one. Your words are not helpful.

  • Dan Whitlock

    My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of this worker. I am a lineman and think often of the possibilities of such situations. We face great dangers and risks every day. To this family, may you find Strength and Peace in the midst of this great loss.
    Dan Whitlock

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