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A teenager died Aug. 16 while cleaning up storm damage outside Chetek after a falling tree struck him, the Barron County Sheriff's Department said Aug. 16 in a news release.

The boy was assisting in storm cleanup with a large group of people, did not see a falling tree and was struck in the fall.

Life-saving measures were attempted at a residence outside of Chetek but the teen died at the scene. 

The teen was identified as 14-year-old Floyd Lehman of Melrose, Wisconsin in a Aug. 19 Barron County Sheriff's Department press release.

Chetek Fire and Ambulance, Life Link Helicopter and the Barron County Medical Examiner's Office assisted the department at the scene. 

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