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Road Worker Killed When Tree Shifts

It’s hazardous to be around trees in storms, but an unusual incident in Mississippi illustrates how it can also be dangerous to be working with trees in the aftermath of a storm.

Charles Harold Coker, 48, of Yazoo City, MS, was clearing storm debris from a highway when a tree he was cutting suddenly shifted and one of its limbs fatally struck him on his head.

Bongarde Editorial

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