Tree kills man in Putnam County

By Staff report

A tree killed a man in Putnam County Tuesday night, Hurricane Volunteer Fire Department Chief Frank Stover said.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Department is still investigating the incident, which was reported around 8:20 p.m. on Buff Creek Road outside Hurricane’s city limits. Stover said he didn’t know how the incident occurred, other than that the tree had “rolled over” on the victim, and said he wouldn’t release information on the man until his family is notified.

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