Man accidentally killed by chainsaw while helping clean up Irma debris

HILLSBOROUGH Co., Fla. - A man was accidentally killed by a chainsaw Monday while helping a neighbor cut tree branches during Hurricane Irma cleanup.

It happened at 5115 Town N Country Blvd.

Authorities say a branch became entangled with the chainsaw. It kicked up and cut Wilfredo Hernandez' throat.

Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded and used a harness to lower him from the tree, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

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