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Man dies while assisting with tree pruning

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Posted at 10:23 AM, Jul 28, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-28 11:23:06-04

SARPY COUNTY, Neb. (KMTV) — The Sarpy County Sheriff's Office says a 55-year-old male died after being struck in the head by a falling branch while assisting with tree pruning.

At approximately 3 p.m. Saturday, authorities responded to the rescue call near 180th and Pflug Rd.

Lifenet flew the patient, Fred Trumble, to the University of Nebraska Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.