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Man dies after being struck by falling tree


SHELBY COUNTY, Tenn. — A man was tragically killed after being pinned between a tree and a tractor in Shelby County.

It happened near Cuba Millington and River Bluff.

According to authorities, a father and son team were chopping and moving branches.

The son left for a short period of time.

When he returned the tree had fallen on the father while he was sitting in the cab of the tractor.

Authorities have not released the victim’s identity at this time.