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Worker Killed By Falling Tree

Posted by WCBI News Director | July 20, 2012 / 08:20am | Local News
TUPELO, Miss. (AP) - An employee of Tombigbee Electric Power Association in Fulton has died after being hit by a falling tree.
   
Lee County's coroner said Brian Hill was pronounced dead at 2:43 p.m. Thursday after being taken to North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.
   
The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports (http://bit.ly/PpCEiI ) that Hill was injured while helping cut down a tree in Fulton. According to Itawamba County Sheriff's Department deputy Jason Dickinson, the tree was rotten and split apart while workers were cutting it. A portion of the tree landed on Hill.
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