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08/31/2010

Tree accident results in one fatality

On 8/30/10 at approximately 1920 hours, the Plymouth County Communications Center received a 911 call regarding an injury accident along Highway 3 in the Ruble area.

Upon arrival of law enforcement, it was determined that a male subject was in the process of clearing a brush area and was engaged in cutting trees when one of the trees fell on him.  The subject was pronounced dead by Dr. Parmelee of the Plymouth County Coroner's Office.

Information concerning the deceased is being withheld, pending notification of next of kin.

The Plymouth County Sheriff was assisted by the Akron Police and Fire Departments and Siouxland Paramedics.

This incident is being handled as an accident and no further investigation is anticipated.

 
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