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Tree trimmer killed by falling tree in El Cajon

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EL CAJON (CNS) - A tree trimmer died Wednesday when a large palm tree fell on him in a residential neighborhood near Valhalla High School.

The fatal accident in the 1500 block of Falda del Cerro Court in the El Cajon area was reported shortly after 10 a.m., according to sheriff's officials.

The 50-year-old victim, whose name was not immediately available, died at the scene, Lt. Dave Schaller said.

The state Division of Occupational Safety and Health will investigate, the lieutenant said.

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