Madison County man dies after being struck by tree - KMOV.com

Madison County man dies after being struck by tree

(KMOV)--A Madison County man is dead following an accidental death that occurred while cutting down a tree.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office was dispatched to the 8400 block of Bivens Road in Dorsey, Illinois, for an accidental death around 4:15p.m, Sunday.

Deputies were told the homeowner and a friend were cutting a tree down on the property when the homeowner was struck by the tree and killed. 

The victim has been identified as Tom Dean, 67.

Dean and the friend had dug around the tree when the tree fell on a utility vehicle.

Dean was attempting to remove the tree from the vehicle and slipped. The tree rolled over on Dean causing his death.

No foul play is suspected.  
 

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