Fatal Tree Trimming Accident in Bel Air
At approximately 1130 a.m, on Saturday, June 9, 2012, Harford County Sheriff's Deputies and members of the Bel Air Volunteer Fire Company responded to a call for service in the 900 block of Holland Road regarding a subject who had suffered injuries from a fall. Investigation revealed that Tommy Gray Kyger, 31, of Elkton, Md., an employee of Bane's Tree and Lawn Service, had been trimming trees in front of 901 Holland Road. While trimming a tree, he fell approximately 45 feet to the ground. He suffered critical injuries at the scene and was airlifted to the University of Maryland R. Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center, where he succumbed to those injuries shortly before 1 p.m.