2011-11-17 / Local & State

Western Pa. Man Dies When Tree Falls On Him

CLAYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – The Washington County coroner says a Claysville man has died after a tree fell on him while he was cutting it.

Coroner S. Timothy Warco said in a news release that 62-year-old Charles Velton Begley died shortly before noon Sunday in woods behind his home.

Begley was cutting the tree when it broke and pinned him down. The coroner said Begley died of blunt force trauma to his chest and abdomen.

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