Cherry Picker Boom Snaps, Killing Worker
A 34-year-old married father of three young children died in Littleton, CO, after the articulated boom he was working from snapped, causing him to fall about 30 feet (9.1 meters).
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is investigating the death of Adam Mackintosh, who operated his own company, Adam’s Tree Service.
He is survived by wife Melanie, a two-year-old son, Adison and one-year-old twins Claire and Sophia. A trust fund has been set up to help the children.
Mackintosh loved the outdoors, especially camping, fishing, sailing and spending time in his back yard with family and friends. He also enjoyed playing music and making people laugh.