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California tree trimmer killed after fall into wood chipper


MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Authorities say a tree trimmer was killed in the San Francisco Bay Area after he fell into a wood chipper. Police say the man, whose name has not been released, was working in the city of Menlo Park shortly before 1 p.m. Tuesday when he fell. Officers arrived to find the man dead from injuries sustained after his fall. The state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health is investigating the man’s death. Menlo Park is about 25 miles south of San Francisco.

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