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Tree falls, kills man cutting it down in Makanda, IL

The tree fell onto the man cutting it down and killed him (Source: KFVS) The tree fell onto the man cutting it down and killed him (Source: KFVS)
MAKANDA, IL (KFVS) -

The Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to a report of a tree falling on a man.

Deputies said it happened on Monday, July 2 around 10:30 a.m. in rural Makanda, Illinois. 

Bryan Addington, 44 was cutting trees down in his yard when a tree he was in the process of cutting fell onto him and killed him according to deputies.

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First Responders arrived and found that Addington had succumbed to his injuries before they arrived. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies said the Jackson County Ambulance Service, Makanda Township Fire Department and Carbondale Township Fire Department responded.

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