Worker hospitalized after 30-foot fall from NW Austin tree
Published 10:16 am Tuesday, September 1, 2015
A 36-year-old Austin man was taken to Mayo Clinic Rochester — St. Marys Campus after he allegedly fell 30 feet out of a tree in rural northwest Austin on Monday afternoon.
Mower County Sheriff Terese Amazi said the man, employed by SureGrip Tree Service, slipped and fell while he was cutting a branch down shortly before 2 p.m. Monday.
He was transported by Mayo 1 helicopter to the hospital, according to Amazi. His condition is unknown as of Tuesday morning.