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Knight was cutting a tree branch when it struck him and knocked him off of his ladder.
5704 Puritan Rd.
On September 14, 2017 at approximately 2:54 p.m., deputies responded to a person down call at 5704 Puritan Rd. Upon arrival, deputies located John Knight laying on the ground. According to a witness, Knight was cutting a tree branch when it struck him and knocked him off of his ladder, causing him to fall 20-25'. Hillsborough County Fire Rescue responded to the scene and pronounced Knight deceased at 3:19 p.m.