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D.C. Man Killed By Falling Tree Branch

Benjamin Mufti, dead at age 35.
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Benjamin Mufti, dead at age 35.

Benjamin Mufti, a popular D.C. personal trainer, is dead after a freak accident Wednesday morning in Northwest D.C. Fire crews were called to the 3200 block of Adams Mill Rd., where Mufti had been struck by a falling tree branch.

He was taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Mufti worked as a personal trainer at Tenley Sport and Health Club. Reports say that he was on his way to work when he was struck.

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