Man killed by falling tree in East Los Angeles

Man killed in East Los Angeles when tree falls on him

A man was killed Saturday morning in East Los Angeles when a tree fell on him, authorities said. 

The incident occured at 8:30 a.m. near the intersection of Dozier Street and North Gage Avenue, according to Los Angeles County Fire Department Supervising Dispatcher Melanie Flores. 

The man was declared dead the scene, Flores said.

No further details were available.

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