FortWayne.com
 
  Text size  Increase text sizeDecrease text size      
Last updated: Sat. May. 03, 2014 - 08:30 am EDT

Indianapolis-area man dies after tree falls on him

DISCUSS
Comments
 

WESTFIELD — Fire officials say an 81-year-old central Indiana man was cleaning debris from a tree that had partially fallen because of high winds was killed when the rest of the tree fell on him.

The Indianapolis Star reports Westfield Fire Chief Joe Lyons said the man was found near his house Friday. The man's name was not released because authorities were still trying to contact his family.

WRTV-TV reports the man was carrying a chainsaw, but it was not on at the time.


Comments
 
Thursday
Thursday
High  °F
Low  °F
33 °F
Light Rain Snow
Sponsored by Masters Heating & Cooling, Inc.
LOCAL BUSINESS SEARCH
Local Search
STOCK SUMMARY
Dow 17416.85225.48
Nasdaq 4683.4145.41
S&P 500 2021.25+19.09
AEP 63.72+0.34
Comcast 53.87-0.72
GE 24.08+0.24
ITT Exelis 17.46+0.16
LNC 51.48+0.84
Navistar 30.34+0.84
Raytheon 102.00-2.57
SDI 16.935-0.765
Verizon 46.11+0.06
  Stock Sponsor