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Tree kills man in Jacksonville's Ortega Forest

10:47 PM, Feb 4, 2013   |    comments
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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A man was killed Monday evening when a tree fell on him in the 4200 block of Ortega Forest Drive.

Jacksonville Sheriff's Officers at the scene said a 41-year-old male died in the backyard of a home after a tree limb fell on him.

A tree company made up of two to three people were cleaning a backyard as an owner prepared a home for sale.

The backyard is so overgrown an officer said he couldn't see the St. Johns River behind the house.

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