Man Killed in Tree Accident in Niagara County

7:51 PM, Nov 9, 2012   |    comments
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GASPORT, N.Y. -- Niagara County Sheriff James Voutour tells 2 On Your Side his office is investigating an accident in which a tree fell onto an 88-year-old man in Gasport, killing him.

It happened shortly after 6:00 p.m. on Wheeler Road.

Investigators say the victim was attempting to cut a tree down in a yard when the tree split, fell onto him, and killed him.

The victim's name has not been released.

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