PORTLAND, Ore. — Authorities say a 37-year-old man died after falling from a large cedar tree west of Portland.

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release that Joseph Bradbury died at the scene Thursday near the small town of Banks.

Witnesses saw Bradbury climbing the tree before he was found on the ground. The sheriff’s office says investigators have yet to determine why he climbed the tree or what caused him to fall.

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