WHITING — Maine State Police say a man was killed by a falling tree while he was working on a wood lot in the town of Whiting.

Troopers said the body of 66-year-old Edward Dinsmore of Lubec was found Monday evening. Dinsmore had been cutting trees during the afternoon off the Barney Field Road.

Troopers and Maine forest rangers who were called to the scene concluded that Dinsmore had cut two trees at the same time, and one fell as expected while the other fell on Dinsmore, pinning him to the ground.

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