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    Man killed by falling FEL

    Kenny

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    Thanks for the reminder, Kenny. Sad how we have to be reminded, or think it will not happen to us.
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    Wow, very unfortunate and sad. It's a reminder to be safe out there and not take things for granted.

    Prayers for family and friends of the THP officer.
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    A grim reminder for all of us.
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    It is a sad reminder that we all have to be careful when we are working with our tractors. Thoughts and prayers with the family
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    So very sad , may he RIP
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    I think all loaders, not just the commercial ones, should have a lock bar on the lift cylinder. Of course, then we rely on the operator to lock it when working on or under the loader.
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    The "back" story I read was that when he lifted the load he saw a leak, and while inspecting where the leak was the hose blew allowing the loader to crash down. Yes, very sad we need to be reminded this way.
    Kenny

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    Very sad

    That's a terrible accident and I'm sad for his family. Unfortunately, I've also been guilty of working underneath a loader without a safety prop. All too often the things we have done for years suddenly reach out an bite us.

    My prayers are with the family.

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