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UPDATE: Lincoln authorities release name of man killed when tree fell on his house

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Posted at 5:16 PM, Jun 30, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-01 18:35:17-04

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — UPDATE: 7/1/2022

A man was killed on Thursday after a tree fell onto a home near 27th Street and Sheridan Boulevard, authorities say. On Friday he was identified as 59-year-old Kevin Clements.

An official said that a tree fell onto the chimney, which caused it to collapse into the home. Clements was in the ground floor sunroom when the tree fell and was dead when crews arrived at the home.

The official said the tree falling was “an act of nature.”

In a news release, the Lincoln Police Department said: "We would like to extend our condolences to the family and friends of Kevin. We would also ask the public to respect their privacy as they grieve the loss of their loved one."

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