Liberty Man Dies While Trying to Trim Trees

5:08 PM, Aug 14, 2010   |    comments
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Climax, NC -- Randolph County Sheriff says a man from Liberty died Saturday afternoon while doing tree removal services.

Timothy Wayne Killian, 44, was working on Nance Country Road trying to top off a tree, according emergency services, when something went wrong.

A witness at the scene tells WFMY News 2 Killian was struck in the head by one of the large limbs and was found hanging from the tree.

Emergency responders were called to the scene to rescue Killian from the tree, but he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

Sheriff Maynard Reid said the death has been ruled accidental.


WFMY News 2

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