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Arborist dead after falling from tree in Oro-Medonte

Springwater man fell about 50 feet, police say; Ministry of Labour is assisting the police investigation
An arborist died Wednesday after falling from a tree in Oro-Medonte.

An arborist has died after falling from a tree in Oro-Medonte.

Shortly after 1 p.m. Wednesday, emergency crews responded to a property on Huronwoods Drive, which is located between Coulson and Horseshoe Valley, where a man had fallen from a height of about 50 feet, Orillia OPP stated in a news release.

The 45-year-old Springwater man was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

The Ministry of Labour, OPP, and the coroner are investigating.