Dispatchers tell WSAZ a tree fell on a worker at the Route 35 construction site in Putnam County, killing him.
It happened just before 11am at a construction site was off Poplar Fork Road near Winfield.
Police say the victim, Jose Midence, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Midence worked for the company Kokosing -- and was working on a new section of the roadway when the accident happened.
A company official says he was clearing timber along the highway when the accident happened.
The company and police say they're still investigating the accident.