Alto man killed in tree-trimming incident

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Published: Jun. 7, 2023 at 12:28 PM CDT
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CHEROKEE COUNTY, Texas (KTRE) - An Alto man has died while he was cutting limbs from a bucket truck Tuesday afternoon.

According to a press release from the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, dispatch received a call from a person in distress in the 11000 block of FM 752 outside of Alto.

Personnel responded to the scene to find an unconscious man. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The man has been identified as Colton Sanchez, 27.

It was reported Sanchez had been in a bucket truck cutting limbs when he was pinned between a limb and the bucket.