Man dies after falling from tree in Akasia

2016-06-09 21:16

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Pretoria – A 27-year-old man died in a fall while apparently trying to trim a tree at a retirement village in Akasia on Thursday.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said in a statement that the man fell about 6m.

"When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene, we found the man to be in a critical condition," Mathe said.

The man was stabilised at the scene, but died while being transported to hospital.

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