Tree trimmer killed cleaning up Sandy damage

Long Island news from Eyewitness News

November 15, 2012 6:08:56 PM PST
A South Carolina tree trimmer was struck by a tree and killed in Nissequogue.

David Freberg was working for Patriot Tree Service, a company based out of South Carolina, when he was struck in the head by a broken tree limb on November 12 at 12:17 p.m.

He was attempting to trim a fallen tree that was damaged during Hurricane Sandy.

Freberg, 36, of York, South Carolina, was transported by Saint James Ambulance to Stony Brook Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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