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Man, 79, killed by falling tree

A falling tree has killed an elderly man.

A falling tree has killed an elderly man.

Enfield RCMP say they received a 911 call about an accident involving the 79-year-old victim at about 7 p.m. Wednesday.

Police say Gilbert James Weatherhead was logging off Weatherhead Road in Upper Rawdon when a tree fell on top of him.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, with paramedics and firefighters on site.

RCMP is reminding the public about the importance of safety precautions when working in the woods.

 
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