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Man Killed When Tree Falls on Jeep

An accident in Calaveras County Wednesday afternoon turned fatal for a Dorrington man, and officials released the victim´s name late this morning. The wreck happened around 4:35pm yesterday, on Ottawa Drive near Highway 4.

60-year-old Thomas Elm was killed after a large fir tree fell down onto his 95 Jeep Cherokee as he was southbound.

The California Highway Patrol says Elm suffered fatal injuries and was dead at the scene.