Worker killed by falling tree in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL -

A worker was killed in Trumbull when the tree he was working to remove suddenly snapped and sent him crashing to the ground.

It happened around 9 a.m. Saturday at a home on Pinewood Trail.

News 12 is told the victim was wearing a safety harness and had climbed the tree about 45 feet up when it broke at the base.

The victim has not been identified, but News 12 is told  he was a 28-year-old man from Bridgeport.

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