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Evansville Man Killed in Work Accident


Travis Lee Burkett, 41, died while working for a tree trimming business

Authorities have released the identity of the man who died in a work-related accident last week. WNIN’s John Gibson reports:

The Vanderburgh County Coroner’s Office says 41-year-old Travis Lee Burkett of Evansville died in the accident on Friday.

The sheriff’s office said Burkett was working for a tree trimming service in the 14,300 block of Bickmeyer Road when he became pinned between two pieces of equipment.

Scott Township firefighters attempted life-saving measures but couldn’t revive Burkett.

The Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate.