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Tree falls on tent, killing man inside

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ARLINGTON, Wash. — A man was killed Wednesday when a tree fell on a tent he was in, the Snohomish County Sheriff’s Office said.

ambulanceA 25-year-old man had been living in the tent on his parents’ property in the 12000 block of 158th Street NE near Arlington, and he is believed to be the victim, the sheriff’s office said.

A relative called 911 at about 3:45 p.m. Wednesday after she noticed the tree on the tent.

“When responders arrived, they found a deceased male inside the tent,” the sheriff’s office said in a statement. “At this time, it is assumed to be the body of the 25-year-old man  living there.

Cause and manner of death and identification of the victim were pending.

 

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