Northport man killed while cutting limb off of tree

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NORTHPORT, Ala. (WIAT) — UPDATE: According to the Tuscaloosa Violent Crimes Unit, the victim of the accidental death is 40-year-old Kenny Tidwell of Coker, Alabama. He was pronounced deceased on the scene after cutting a limb and it struck him. Tidwell was 60 feet above the ground when cutting the tree limb. Northport Police Department and Northport Fire and Rescue responded to the call 8 a.m.  Monday morning. 

The Northport Police and Northport Fire and Rescue Departments responded to a call regarding a man who was killed after being struck by a tree limb Monday morning.

Authorities were told that a 40-year-old male was approximately 60′ in a tree cutting a limb when it hit him.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene No other information has been released at this time. 

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