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Man Killed While Trapped Under Fallen Tree in San Jose Identified

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    Man Killed While Trapped Under Fallen Tree in San Jose Identified
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    A man was killed when a 70-foot Eucalyptus tree fell on him at a San Jose park. (Feb. 1, 2016)

    A man who died while trapped under a fallen tree Monday afternoon in San Jose has been identified as 69-year-old Xingzhu Shi of China, according to the Santa Clara County medical examiner's office.

    Fire crews responded to a report of a person pinned under a tree around 3:15 p.m. Monday at Berryessa Creek Park, located southwest of Piedmont Road and Cropley Avenue, fire Capt. Christopher Salcido said.

    When firefighters arrived they found a man, later identified as Shi, trapped under a tree that measured about 2 to 3 feet in diameter, Salcido said.

    They don't know how long Shi was under the tree and determined he died before they reached the scene, according to Salcido.

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