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Ky. tree trimmer dies after falling into woodchipper

The 46-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene


Photo/Daviess County Fire Department

By Leila Merrill

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ky. — A member of a tree trimming crew died after he partially fell into a woodchipper Monday in a neighborhood that draws a lot of traffic for holiday light decorations, the Owensboro Times reported.

The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and the Daviess County Fire Department responded to the call about the traumatic injury.

The man, 46, was not transported; he was pronounced dead at the scene by the county coroner.