Kauai man dies after tree branch falls on him

For the second time this week, a Hawaii man was killed by a tree.

A Kauai Energy employee was cutting albizia trees in Kalepa on Wednesday afternoon when a branch fell and landed on him.

On Friday, the Kauai Police Dept. identified the man as 24-year-old Mathew Tester. An autopsy will be conducted.

On Monday, Jan. 4, a Hawaii Island man was trimming a tree in Kohala when he was crushed by a large branch. He was identified as Andrew Ankner.

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