HURRICANE, W.Va. (AP/WSAZ) -- A Putnam County man is dead after a fallen tree that he was cutting rolled over onto him.
The Sheriff’s Office says 38-year-old Gabriel Michael Collins was killed Tuesday night.
The accident happened on Buff Creek Road outside Hurricane.
Investigators say the 24', de-branched tree that Collins was cutting starting rolling down a hill and over top of Collins.
He died of apparent trauma.
The accident remains under investigation.