Cecil County Sheriff's Office

Cecil County Sheriff’s Office

PORT DEPOSIT — The Cecil County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of a man when a tree fell on him Friday morning.

Lt. Michael Holmes, CCSO spokesman, said Richard Price Sr., 57, was pronounced dead at the scene. According to Holmes, Price was one of two people hired by the property owner to take down a tree on the property in the unit block of Rock Run Road.

The incident happened just before 11 a.m. Holmes said the pair was cutting down the tree when it fell on the victim. 

Maryland Occupational Safety and Health is investigating this work related tragedy, Holmes said.

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