Hansville man dies after fall in Bremerton tree trimming accident

The North Kitsap Herald reports that Aaron Bjorn Waag, 28, of Hansville, died after falling at least 70 feet from a boom crane hook as he worked cutting branches from several tall fir trees.

According the report, Waag was working at a property off Rocky Point Road NW in Bremerton when the 10:30am accident occurred.

First responder administered CPR and Waag was taken to Harrison Medical Center in Bremerton where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the accident is under investigation by the Department of Labor and Industries bit it appears that that Waag’s climbing harness became detached from the boom hook.

Waag worked in his family’s business, Waag Tree Service.

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