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Morrison man, 51, killed while felling tree, sheriff says

Published: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 1:15 a.m. CDT • Updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013 4:36 p.m. CDT

MORRISON – A 51-year-old man cutting a tree in rural Morrison died when the tree fell on him, Whiteside County Sheriff's Department said in a news release sent at 12:15 this morning.

Deputies were alerted about 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to a body found in a wooded area, the release said.

The man's name is being withheld while relatives are notified.

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