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Banks man dies after falling from tree

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BANKS, OR (KPTV) -

A Banks man died after he fell while climbing a tree Thursday night.

Washington County Sheriff's Office said just after 5:30 p.m. they responded to reports that a man had fallen from a tree in the 45300 block of Northwest Sunset Highway.

Witnesses told deputies that Joseph Bradbury, 37, was seen climbing a large cedar tree before being found unresponsive on the ground. Bradbury was pronounced dead at the scene.

Deputies said Bradbury was associated with the property but they do not know why he was climbing the tree or what led to the fall.

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