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The crown of this palm tree fell and killed a man.

LA man killed in freak accident when palm tree falls on him

Published: Sunday, May. 18, 2014 - 9:38 am

An East Los Angeles man was killed when the top of a palm tree fell on top of him.

The Los Angeles County Fire department said the victim, who was trapped underneath the debris and downed power lines, was pronounced dead at the scene.

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