UPDATE from the Winnebago County Coroner:
Around 3 pm today several emergency personnel were dispatched to the area of Rockton and Halsted.
A tree limb fell on a man near this location. It is reported he was trimming the tree when it fell on him. Several emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene to rescue the man. The man was transported to a nearby hospital. Emergency personnel tried to save the man but were unsuccessful and the man passed away.