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Tony Calderon

(credit: Calderon Family)

Family Wants Answers After Man Killed By Falling Palm Tree In East LA

The family of an East Los Angeles man who was crushed to death by a palm tree over the weekend wants to know if the tragedy could have been prevented.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/19/2014

Friends and family said Tony Calderon, 49, was killed by a fallen palm tree frond. (credit: the Calderon family)

Friends, Strangers Pay Respects To Man Killed By Tree In Freak Accident

Officials on the scene estimated the top of the tree weighed about a ton.

05/17/2014

Friends and family said Tony Calderon, 49, was killed by a fallen palm tree frond. (credit: the Calderon family)

Man, 49, Crushed To Death By Falling Tree In East LA

A 49-year-old man was crushed to death Saturday by a fallen tree in East L.A.

05/17/2014

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