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Tree trimmer killed by falling limb on Long Island

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A tree trimmer who came to Long Island from South Carolina to help with Superstorm Sandy cleanup has been killed by a falling tree limb, police said.

David Freberg, 36, who worked for a company called Patriot Tree Service, was trying to trim a fallen tree in Nissequogue when a broken limb slammed into his head on November 12, Suffolk police said.

An ambulance rushed Freberg to Stony Brook Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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