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Tree-trimmer dies after 30-foot fall

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MAILI, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

A 34-year-old man died Saturday after he fell 30 feet out of a tree that he was trimming, authorities said.

The incident happened shortly after 11 a.m. on a small farm off Paakea Road in Maili. The farm's owner said he had hired the man, who was a friend with a tree-trimming business, to trim back a kiawe tree on the property.

The farm owner said he found the man on the ground. The man was taken in extremely critical condition to a hospital, where he died.

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