Tree trimmer in Ormond Beach dies after falling off ladder

Man pronounced dead at the scene

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A tree trimmer working in Ormond Beach fell from a ladder and died on Friday.

The Ormond Beach Police and Fire Departments responded to  a call at 1930 West Granada Boulevard at 2:15 p.m.

The tree trimmer was working for Darryl Hamilton Tree Service and was trimming a large palm tree.

“While on the ladder, the victim had difficulty with his safety harness and unhooked it from the ladder,causing the ladder to twist and the victim to fall,” the report said.

Thurman Hull, 57, was pronounced dead at the scene.

There were several witnesses to the accident, the report said.

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