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Douglas County man in critical condition after tree trimming fall

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ALEXANDRIA -- A Douglas County man is in critical condition after falling 40 feet while trimming trees Saturday morning.

According to a preliminary report filed at the Douglas County Sheriff's Office, Joe Steinhagen was working from a scissor platform near Kluver Addition Road Southeast in Alexandria.

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Another worker, Terry Pavek, also of Forada, was operating the equipment to raise the platform when Steinhagen shifted his weight.

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