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Associated Press, Published May 17 2013

Minnesota man killed by falling tree

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 59-year-old Douglas Harris of Wayzata 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 (http://bit.ly/109cGG8 ) reports Harris was pronounced dead at the hospital in Ely.

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Information from: WDIO-TV, http://www.wdio.com


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