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75-year-old woman was killed after cutting tree with chainsaw

Jul 17, 2019, 7:45 PM
Manor Lands Area...
Manor Lands Area

West Valley — A 75-year-old woman was killed after a tree fell on her in the Manor Lands area of Summit County yesterday afternoon.

The Summit County Sheriff’s office says she was using a chainsaw to cut down dead trees near her cabin with a scout group to clear out the area. After everyone left she cut a tree which was supporting another dead tree that fell and hit the woman in the head causing fatal injuries.

The scout leader that helped clear out the debris returned to the area after the woman missed a scheduled appointment.

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75-year-old woman was killed after cutting tree with chainsaw