Lakeville Man Killed in Tree-Trimming Accident ID'd

August 02, 2016 09:29 PM

A Lakeville man who was killed when a tree he was cutting down fell on top of him has been identified.

The Hennepin County Medical Examiner’s Office says 29-year-old Joseph James Frazee died from multiple blunt force injuries.


The incident was reported at 10:37 a.m. Sunday.

Police say Frazee was trying to cut down the tree in his front yard when the tree fell. First responders attempted CPR, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Lakeville Police Department and Hennepin County Medical Examiner are investigating.


Jennie Lissarrague

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