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Iowa man killed by falling tree

Published: Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 11:25 a.m. CDT

PARKERSBURG (AP) — A Parkersburg man has died after being struck by a falling tree.

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier reported that 49-year-old Mitchell Johnson died after being struck by the tree Saturday. The Butler County Sheriff’s Office has not yet released details of the accident.

Johnson’s death was confirmed by Redman-Schwartz Funeral Home in Parkersburg, which is in charge of funeral arrangements.

Johnson was a volunteer firefighter with the Parkersburg Fire Department.