Tree-related accident in WF leaves one person dead

Updated: Feb. 3, 2020 at 11:57 AM CST
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (TNN) - The Wichita Falls Police and Fire Departments responded to a rescue on Monday morning just before 11 a.m. regarding a person hanging by their waist from a tree on Austin Street.

The victim was about 30 to 50 feet up in a tree working when the unknown accident occurred causing a major head injury and rendering them unconscious.

The victim’s body will be sent to SWIFS in Dallas for an autopsy.

Officers were able to confirm that this person had passed away from their injuries.

The identity of the victim is not being released at this time pending investigation and next of kin notification.

Stick with News Channel 6 as we continue to learn more about this tragic accident.

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