ST. FRANCIS — One person is dead following a tree trimming accident in St. Francis. It happened at a home near Crawford and Hill on Wednesday, September 23rd.
St. Francis police were called out to the scene shortly before 10:00 a.m.
Upon their arrival, police were able to determine that a father and son were trimming a tree in the yard when a branch came down, knocking the father from a step ladder the men were using to reach up into the tree.
The father, a 69-year-old man, was killed.
Police believe this incident was accidental.
The name of the deceased hasn’t yet been released.
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