MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The teenage boy who was killed by a falling tree while helping with storm cleanup in western Wisconsin has been identified.

The Barron County Sheriff’s office says 14-year-old Floyd Lehman was killed Friday afternoon when the tree — which had just been cut down by someone else – struck him near 7th Avenue and 19th Street in Prairie Lake, Wisconsin.

Lehman, who was from Melrose, Wisconsin, was pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators say he was part of a group who was assisting in clearing downed trees in the area.

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