Landscaper Killed in Fall From Tree in West Hills

A landscaper was killed when he fell from a tree in West Hills Monday morning, Suffolk County police said.

Vicente Oliver, a landscaper for Rodney’s Landscaping LLC, was trimming a tree outside a home on Bluebird Lane when a branch he was secured to broke, causing him to fall approximately 40 feet to the ground.

Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating the death of a man who fell from a tree outside a West Hills residence this morning.

Oliver, 51, of Levittown, was taken to Huntington Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration was notified and is investigating.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Homicide Squad detectives at 631-852-6392.

 

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