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Tree Cutting Accident in Livingston County Results in Fatality

A tree cutting accident in Livingston County on Saturday morning resulted in a fatality.

According to the Livingston County Sheriff’s office, the incident took place around 11:30 on Saturday morning. A chainsaw was being used to cut a tree, which fell and struck the victim.

Chillicothe Department of Emergency Services and Life Flight were called to the scene, however the victim, described as a 55-year old female, was transported to Hedrick Medical Center where she passed away.

Emergency crews were assisted by an agent with the Missouri Department of Conservation.

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