Palm tree falls, killing tree trimmer

SAN DIEGO - A worker was killed Wednesday while doing some tree trimming in Rancho San Diego.

The incident happened around 10 a.m. at Falda Del Cerro Court near Jamacha Road.

According to fire officials, a large palm tree fell onto the worker. When emergency responders got there, the tree was off the worker and bystanders were performing CPR to try to save him.

The tree company the man worked for is licensed. The man's identity has not yet been released.

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