14-year-old Blake Bryant, dies on the job while working for a tree cutting company

MIDDLEBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A north Florida teen is dead after falling from a tree while working for a tree cutting company.

14-year-old Blake Bryant accidentally cut his safety harness with a chain saw and fell about 50 feet to the ground on Tuesday. He was working at a home in Middleburg.

He was rushed to UF Health Jacksonville, where he died.

Clay County Sheriff's detectives say they were told the boy was working on this project for John Wilkes Tree Service.

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