Tree trimmer falls 60 feet to his death in Madison

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MADISON, Ala. ( – A tree trimmer fell to his death while on the job Friday afternoon in Madison.

That’s according to our news partners at, The Huntsville Times.

Madison County Coroner Craig Whisenant confirmed 47-year-old Jason Buckley of Union Grove was flipped from a bucket and fell 60 feet to his death after a limb he was cutting struck the bucket’s arm.

Buckley was working on Silver Creek Circle near Wall Triana Highway in Madison when the accident occurred.

The coroner tells Buckley was not wearing a safety harness.

Whisenant was not sure who owned the tree trimming business. Funeral arrangements will be announced by Arab Heritage Memorial Chapel.

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