S.C. Tree Trimmer Killed in Long Island Mishap

Friday, Nov 16, 2012  |  Updated 9:59 AM EDT
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S.C. Tree Trimmer Killed in Long Island Mishap

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A tree trimmer from South Carolina was killed when he was struck by a branch while trying to remove a tree on Long Island that had been knocked over during Sandy.
 
Police said Thursday that 36-year-old David Freberg, of York, was struck in the head by a broken tree limb on Nov. 12 in Nissequogue.

He was rushed to Stony Brook Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
 
Freberg was working for the South Carolina-based Patriot Tree Service, police said.

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