Man who died while trimming tree identified

Authorities have identified the man who fell to his death while trimming a tree in west Wichita on Sunday.

A police document indicates Ronald Snyder, 46, fell from a tree at a house in the 4400 block of West 11th at about 12:20 p.m. on Sunday. Snyder fell about 24 feet and struck his head on concrete.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. A remembrance gathering for family and friends will be held Monday night at Park Villa in North Riverside Park.

Reach Stan Finger at 316-268-6437 or sfinger@wichitaeagle.com. Follow him on Twitter: @StanFinger.

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