Tree branch falls and kills man helping family member

46-year-old Richard Freeh died while helping a family member cut branches after a ice storm.

Jefferson County Deputy Coroner Scott Russ said, “it appeared Freeh was cutting branches with a chainsaw when he either fell or was knocked off of a ladder by a large branch and a large branch landed on his chest.”

Freeh’s death has been ruled as an accident.

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