Missouri man dies cutting down tree for neighbor

FRIEDHEIM, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man is dead after a tree he was cutting down for a neighbor fell on him.

The Southeast Missourian (http://bit.ly/11C8Hjw ) 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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Information from: Southeast Missourian, http://www.semissourian.com

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