- Associated Press - Friday, August 28, 2015

WEST FARGO, N.D. (AP) - West Fargo police say a 41-year-old Horace man was hospitalized with non-life threating injuries after he was catapulted out of a boom truck bucket.

Police say James Morrissette Sr., who works for a tree care company, was attempting to pick up a large log with a rope attached to the bucket on Thursday afternoon. When Morrissette had the log picked up with boom, which was about 20 feet in the air, the rope snapped and catapulted him to the ground.

When police responded to the medical call at the mobile home park, they found Morrissette lying on the ground. He was taken to Sanford Health Care for treatment.



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