Michael Holcomb Killed in Bucket Truck Accident at Hollyberry Lane in Plainville, CT

August 2, 2023
Victim's Name(s)
Michael Holcomb
Type of Accident
Commercial Truck
Alcohol/Drugs Suspected

Where it Happened

Hollyberry Lane, Plainville, CT, USA

Additional Information

Investigating Officer or Authority
OsHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)
Vehicles Involved
Boom Truck
Hollyberry Lane
Injuries Sustained

Serious injuries

Apparent/Alleged Cause of Accident

Boom truck fell, causing a worker in the truck to also fall

What Happened

Area authorities are investigating a crash that injured a person at Hollyberry Lane in Plainville, CT on August 2nd, 2023. Police say the incident happened around 9 a.m. Police say a tree-cutting crew was at the scene performing work when a bucket truck being utilized by the crew suffered mechanical issues. A worker in the boom attached the truck was seriously injured when they fell to the ground. Identified as 59-year-old Michael Holcomb, Holcomb was hospitalized with injuries he later died from. Additional information was not immediately available.

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