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Man killed when tree falls on him, EMS says

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STANLY, NC (WBTV) -

A Stanly man was killed Friday morning when a tree fell and crushed him.

Michael Scott Wyatt, 35, of Gastonia, was killed when the base of the tree landed on top of him as it fell.

The incident was reported at 9:40 a.m. on Blacksnake Road, according to Gaston County EMS.

Wyatt was working for Dustin Ellis Logging Company when the tree he was working on fell on him.

His fellow workers tried to free him from underneath the tree but he had already succumbed to his injuries.

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