Man killed in Lehigh Co. tree mishap

June 24, 2009 1:56:20 PM PDT
A man was killed in a mishap involving a tree Wednesday afternoon in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County.State Troopers were called out to a home in the 2200 block of Ranch Road around 2:20 p.m.

There, they found a man dead.

Police say the man was hired to clear trees from nearby power lines. Investigators are releasing few details, but call it a work-related incident.

The man who was killed has not been identified, but police say he is from outside the area.

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