Tree trimmer dies after fall in Kenton County

MORNINGVIEW, KY (FOX19) - A tree trimmer has died following a fall from a bucket truck in Kenton County Wednesday afternoon.

Police say Lester Grubb, 62, from Independence, Kentucky, was trimming trees at a house on the 1100 block of Bracht-Piner Road in Morningview when he fell 50 feet out of the bucket truck. Piner and Walton Fire Departments responded to the scene at about 2:45 pm.

Grubb suffered fatal injuries from his fall, and was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kenton County Coroner's Office.

The incident remains under investigation by the Kenton County Police Department.

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