Jacksonville, FL. — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office said a man, believed to be 35 to 40 years old, is dead after an industrial stump grinder tipped over and pinned the man against a house and a hedge line.
JFRD and JSO found the man pinned under the stump grinder around 3:20 p.m. at a house on Redwood Avenue.
Police say the man was taken to UF Health where he died from his injuries.
A red Shaw’s Tree Service truck was seen at the scene of the incident.
The owner of Shaw’s Tree Service confirmed the man was an employee at the company.
He said the employee would commonly work as a one-man operation and was working alone at the job site on Redwood Avenue today.
JSO and OSHA are working the investigation.