Longview, TX – Perry Pettit Killed On Delia Drive In Tree Trimming Incident
Longview, TX (May 23, 2019) – On Wednesday, May 22, Longview Police Department responded to the scene of an accident in the 1100 block of Delia Drive.
According to reports, 58-year-old Perry Pettit, a self-employed tree cutter, was trimming a tree at a property on the road when he fell. Pettit became entangled in the branches of the tree.
Emergency crews responded to the scene and transported Pettit to an area hospital where he was later pronounced deceased as a result of his injuries.
We would like to offer our sincere condolences to the family of Perry Pettit. Our thoughts are with them at this time.
Workplace Injuries In Texas
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Working on another person’s property can be extremely risky because you are never usually aware of what lies ahead. Unfortunately, there are countless instances in which people are killed while performing work for other people. In some cases, surviving family members may be able to contact a premises liability attorney in Texas to protect their legal rights. When victims die due to unsafe work conditions, it is crucial for families to contact a Texas wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
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