Man dies while cutting down tree in Berks County, Pa.

Pennsylvania State Police say identified the victim as David Crossett.

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A man in Berks County, Pennsylvania died after a tree he was cutting fell on top of him.

FLEETWOOD, Pennsylvania (WPVI) -- A man in Berks County, Pennsylvania died after a tree he was cutting fell on top of him, according to state police.

It happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday on the 200 block of Hartz Road in Fleetwood.

Police say 39-year-old David Crossett was cutting down a tree behind his home when the tree shifted and landed on top of him.

Police say Crossett died from his injuries.

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