The Lancaster County Coroner's Office was dispatched to the scene of a "high-angle rescue" in Manor Township Tuesday afternoon, authorities said.
Emergency dispatch said the incident was initially described as an unconscious person stuck in a lift. According to FOX43's crew at the scene, the victim passed away while trimming trees.
It was reported shortly after 12:30 p.m. on Redwood Drive, near the 2000 block of Stone Mill Road, according to dispatch.
The Manor Township Police Department and other emergency personnel responded to the scene.
The Lancaster County Coroner's Office has identified the man who died while trimming trees.
Danh Tran, 42, of Mount Wolf, died of mechanical asphyxia and his manner of death was ruled accidental, the coroner announced.