Man killed in tree lopping incident north of Perth

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A man has been killed in a tree lopping incident in Perth’s north.

The man in his 40s was helping his friend prune trees at a Carabooda property when he was crushed by a large branch.

Police said the man was cutting a tree when a rotted branch snapped and crushed him against the tree at about 1.40pm on Wednesday.

He was pronounced dead at the scene after paramedics’ attempts to revive him failed.

He was declared dead at the scene.

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