Man killed by falling tree in Union County
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Wednesday, Apr. 16, 2014

Man killed by falling tree in Union County

Union County officials are investigating the death of a man who was struck by a falling tree Wednesday morning at a construction site near Weddington.

Authorities confirm that a man was killed while clearing trees and brush from a lot on Elstead Circle. That is near Potter Road and Chestnut Lane in the western part of the county.

Emergency medical personnel were called to the scene shortly after 11 a.m.

The Union County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the incident. The victim’s name has not been released, and it is not clear if he was working for a company.

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