2012-04-12 / Local & State

Man Working On Pa. Property Killed By Falling Tree

EIGHTY-FOUR, Pa. (AP) – A western Pennsylvania coroner says a man working on his property was killed by a falling tree.

Washington County Coroner Tim Warco says the accident happened on a wooded area of Somerset Township.

He said 62-year-old Richard Toci was cutting the tree when it fell on top of him between 9:30 a.m. and 10:40 a.m. Saturday.

Warco said the victim’s body was discovered by a family member. He ruled the death accidental.

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