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Barron Co. sheriff identifies teen killed by falling tree

Barron County (WQOW) – Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald has identified the teen killed by a falling tree late last week.

Fitzgerald said Floyd Lehman, 14, of Melrose was killed when he was hit in the head by a falling tree that was being cut down by another person.

The sheriff said it happened on a property near 7th Avenue and 19th Street in the town of Prairie Lake.

Lehman was pronounced dead at the scene.

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