Man rushed to hospital after falling out of tree

By: Jessica Zartler Email
By: Jessica Zartler Email

A man was rushed to the hospital after falling from a ladder while doing yard work Friday morning.

The Grand Junction Fire Department was called out to a home on 28 and 1/4 around 11 a.m. Friday morning.

Rescue crews on scene told 11 News a man was on a ladder trimming a tree.

They say his ladder was tied to a branch and when he tried to untie it one of the legs on the ladder buckled.

The ladder and the man fell, and on the way down, both hit a power line.

The man's name and condition have not been released.

Tune in to 11 News tonight at 10 p.m. 11 News Reporter Stephanie Collins will have more on what you need to know to be safe while working in your yard this holiday weekend.


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