SENECA, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a 49-year-old man has died after he fell about 12 feet while trimming a tree in Seneca.

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said that Tyrome Harris was on a ladder using a chain saw to trim the tree around 11 a.m. Wednesday, when a 20-inch diameter limb snapped and knocked him off balance.

Investigators say Harris fell on a concrete sidewalk and died less than an hour later at the hospital.

An autopsy has been ordered as part of the investigation into Harris death.

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