Man dies while trimming palm tree

Man dies while trimming palm tree

February 25, 2013 Updated Feb 25, 2013 at 3:12 PM EST

A tragic story from California, as reported by Granite Broadcasting sister station KSEE 24 in Fresno, Calif.

According to the report from KSEE 24:

A California tree trimmer died last week after getting trapped on a palm tree.

Fresno County firefighters say the man was trimming palm fronds, when he became trapped. Firefighters spent several hours trying to loosen his body from the debris.

Firefighters say the man's body was covered so heavily by the debris, that they couldn't see him when they first arrived.

Watch video and read the KSEE 24 report HERE.

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