Man Dies After Tree Trimming Fall in San Jose

The 65-year-old fell off a ladder while working at a house he owned.

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    Steve Lyon
    Police responded around 3:30 p.m. and the man was pronounced dead about 10 minutes later.

    A man died Friday after a tree trimming accident in San Jose.

    The 65-year-old San Jose resident fell off a ladder while he was pruning a tree on the 1700 block of Hillmont Avenue in east San Jose, according to the San Jose Police Department.

    Police responded around 3:30 p.m. after someone reported the fall.

    The man was pronounced dead at 3:42 p.m.

    The man owned the house he was working at, but he rented it out to others.

    The San Jose Police Department and Santa Clara County Medical Examiner's Office are investigating.