Wayzata man killed by falling tree

10:25 AM, May 17, 2013   |    comments
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ELY, Minn. - A man working for the U.S. Forest Service has been killed by a falling tree in northeastern Minnesota.

Lake County sheriff's officials say the 59-year-old Wayzata man was cutting down trees near Ely Thursday afternoon when he wasn't able to get out of the way of a falling tree.

WDIO-TV reports the man was pronounced dead at the hospital in Ely. He has not been identified.

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