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Missouri man dies cutting down tree for neighbor

Updated: 2013-03-25T16:04:59Z

— A southeast Missouri man is dead after a tree he was cutting down for a neighbor fell on him.

The Southeast Missourian reports that the accident happened Saturday in Cape Girardeau County. The name of the 34-year-old victim has not been released. Cape Girardeau County Coroner John Clifton says the man became trapped under the tree.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.

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