Scottsdale PD: Worker dies after tree falls on him

SCOTTSDALE, AZ - A worker has died after a tree fell on him in Scottsdale Thursday morning.

The accident happened near Scottsdale and Camelback roads during the demolition phase at a construction site, according to authorities.

Scottsdale police Officer David Pubins said the 49-year-old victim was injured at the site of an old Days Inn during debris removal.

Pubins said the man was pronounced dead at the hospital.

Scottsdale police will conduct the death investigation along with OSHA's investigation, according to Pubins.

Police do not suspect foul play.


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