SMITH COUNTY, Texas (KETK) – A man working for a tree service company died after falling out of a tree in Smith County on Thursday, said the Smith County Sheriff’s Office.

The man was trimming a tree in the 6300 block of FM 346 east, according to authorities.

Paramedics and deputies were called to the scene around 8:48 a.m.

Want the latest news as it breaks? Sign up for KETK’s breaking news emails and you’ll always be in the loop.