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Stark County sheriff's office investigates man killed by falling tree

Posted at 11:54 PM, May 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-12 08:12:09-04

WAYNESBURG — The Stark County Sheriff's Office is currently investigating an accidental death after a tree fell and struck a man Saturday.

Deputies responded to the 6900 block of Ravenna Avenue in Waynesburg on Saturday at 2:07 p.m. and located a 58-year-old man who had been struck by a falling tree.

The man was a member of the tree removal crew, deputies said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man's death is being listed as "accidental", according to deputies.

The man's identity will be released once his family has been notified.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office at 330-430-3800.