A utility worker for First Energy has died after he fell from a bucket truck. The man was working on power lines in Wayne Township in the 300 block of Dutch Ridge Road. The victim was roughly 30 feet in the air in a bucket when his truck became unstable and tipped over. The man died from the fall. He was 54 years old and from New Castle. Pennsylvania State Police are investing the accident to see why the bucket truck tipped over.
Recovering compensation after an accident
Because the man was at work when the accident happened, the victim’s family may file a workers’ compensation claim. When an individual is injured on the job, they may be entitled to payment of medical bills and wage loss.
If you were injured on the job or lost a loved one while they were on the job, contact the experienced attorneys at Berger and Green. We keep in mind your present and future needs. After an injury or a death, filing a claim will help you and your family during this difficult and unexpected time. Call Berger and Green at 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Pittsburgh today.
WPXI, “Utility workers dies in fall from bucket truck”