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Posted by: thepinetree on 04/07/2017 05:15 PM Updated by: thepinetree on 04/07/2017 05:15 PM
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Christopher Hiser, 22 From Sonora Lost His Life Yesterday In Tree Operations Off Of Whiskey Slide Road

Mountain Ranch, CA...The tragic notifications to his family have been completed and Calaveras County Coroner Kevin Raggio has released that it was 22 year old Christopher Hiser from Sonora that lost his life yesterday when he was struck by a limb from a tree. He was working for a tree contractor and was in a bucket truck and the limb which according to the Coroner's office was not that large fell from above where he was working. The limb was large enough however to tragically end his life and he passed away at the scene. Below is from the Calaveras County Sheriff's Department that fills in a few more details.




On 04/06/17 at 11:20 AM, the Calaveras County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to Whiskey Slide Road north of the intersection of West Murray Creek Road, in Mountain Ranch for an Industrial Accident. A 22-year old male who was employed by a tree cutting contractor was removing an oak tree from a rural property when a limb fell onto his boom truck bucket. The worker sustained major injuries and was unconscious when emergency services arrived. The 22-year old succumbed to his injuries at the scene. The victim’s name is being withheld pending next of kin notification.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this time.




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Posted on: 2017-04-07 17:22:19   By: Anonymous
 
How Tragic
That is a very dangerous job, and with this infestation I am surprised it is the only death so far in the area
My condolences to the family

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    Posted on: 2017-04-07 17:24:13   By: Anonymous
      Edited By: thepinetree
    On: 2017-04-07 19:30:00
    Editor's note: Troll comment removed and rest in peace young man. You will be missed.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-07 17:28:32   By: Anonymous
       
      What a hillbilly comment *bleep*

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        Posted on: 2017-04-07 17:37:20   By: Anonymous
         
        A lot of Dorks up here !

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      Posted on: 2017-04-07 17:42:00   By: Anonymous
       
      What you need and probably have had a few times before in your lifetime is a good old fashioned asss kicking....... post your name and address ..I'll come by and we can talk about it...... cat do it can you,.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-07 19:07:04   By: Anonymous
       
      Kid trying to make a living working hard and you trying to exploit his death. POS

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        Posted on: 2017-04-07 19:54:10   By: Anonymous
         
        My condolences to his family. This young man was working a very dangerous job not far from my property. A job that I dont think that I would ever try to do. My thoughts and prayers. John

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          Posted on: 2017-04-07 20:07:04   By: Anonymous
           
          On a personal note. This young man was working the boom truck 2 days before on our property. It was a so called arch site, and a large oak had to be trimmed, not just dropped. My wife and I watched this young person hustle setting up the boom truck. I watched this guy close up, talked to him, and saw first hand what a good worker he was. From what I saw, he was very careful. He did a good job. My wife stated "that job looks dangerous". We had no idea that two days later this hard working young man would lose his life. So sad. I hope this person's family knows what a fine young man he was. My short exposure to him showed me that yes, "there is some faith to be had in the younger generation." A tragedy to this young man and his family. If it is any consolation to his family, they can be assured that he was a fine, hard working, honorable young man.

          Mike & Norah Falvey
          Mtn. Ranch

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            Posted on: 2017-04-07 20:24:39   By: Anonymous
             
            Well said. May he rest in Peace

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            Posted on: 2017-04-07 22:10:20   By: Anonymous
             
            How great that yum spoke to him before tragedy struck. You gave hi kudos for his very dangerous job.
            R.I.P.

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              Posted on: 2017-04-07 23:30:59   By: Anonymous
               
              Such a tragic loss. Loved tremendously by a Mother, Father and sisters. A life just begun. Dead and burned limbs are extremely treacherous., when the removed from the top. Please accept my condolences to his family, friends and loved ones.

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              Posted on: 2017-04-08 10:04:02   By: Anonymous
               
              It looks like a very dangerous job. Scary to watch as a bystander. Definitely takes a professional to do what they do. Surprised that at a very young age he was so skilled to be doing this work. Would seem that a lot of training would be needed. My condolences to the family and may you rest in peace young man.

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      Posted on: 2017-04-11 08:35:23   By: Anonymous
       

      Is his truck for sale?

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      Posted on: 2017-04-11 13:12:11   By: Anonymous
       

      The Editor is a Troll!!

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        Posted on: 2017-05-29 06:29:36   By: Anonymous
         
        no, sir... YOU are the troll. leave if you don't like it.

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      Posted on: 2017-05-29 06:28:28   By: Anonymous
       
      Thank You

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