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MADRAS, OR -- A falling tree killed a 14-year-old Madras boy, Saturday morning, while he was cutting firewood with his family. According to Crook County investigators, the family was on Forest Road 27, about 20 miles northeast of Prineville when another family member fell a tree, and it hit the teen. 

 

He was taken into Jefferson County by private vehicle where emergency crews responded. Despite lifesaving measures, he was pronounced dead at the scene.  

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