Man dies after tree collapse

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Daviess Co., KY (WEHT) The Daviess County Sheriff’s Office says a tree fell on a man while he was cutting trees for firewood.

This happened Sunday around 12:30 p.m.

Authorities say Stanley Sheldon, 62, was cutting trees in Philpot, when one of the trees collapsed in the opposite direction as planned, landing on Sheldon.

Knottsville Fire Department crews had to cut the tree to get it off of Sheldon. He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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(This story was originally published on Nov. 18, 2019)

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