Maine man killed by falling tree he cut down

Shannon Condon, of Washington, Maine, died at the scene.

WASHINGTON, Maine (AP) — Police in Maine say a man cutting down a tree was killed when the tree fell on top of him.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office says 47-year-old Shannon Condon, of Washington, Maine, died at the scene. Officials say the death was reported by a passer-by who spotted Condon by a tree just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.

Officials say Condon was cutting down a tree on his property when the tree fell on him.

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