SOCASTEE, S.C. — A South Carolina man has died in a fall from a tree.

Horry County Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard said in a statement to news outlets that 39-year-old Dew William Small, of Surfside Beach, was killed Wednesday after falling from a tree he was attempting to remove from a yard in Socastee.

Willard said Small was pronounced dead at the scene from injuries suffered in the fall.

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