Annapolis, MD – An unidentified man died while trimming a tree in Maryland. Anne Arundel County Fire spokesman Lt. Erik Kornmeyer told news outlets that the man was struck and pinned by a branch on Sunday afternoon. Kornmeyer said it took a special operations unit around an hour to remove the deceased man, who was still harnessed 8 feet (2.4 meters) up in the tree.
County police and Maryland Occupational Safety and Health will investigate the circumstances of his death.
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