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Falling tree kills man on Maple Ridge golf course

Curtis Kreklau

A man has been killed by a falling tree in Maple Ridge.

Reports indicated he was an arborist working at the 9th tee box on the Maple Ridge Golf Course when the tree came down around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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When paramedics arrived, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

The course was closed while crews investigated. The case has been handed over to WorkSafe BC.

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