Tree falls on McDowell Co. man killing him

MCDOWELL CO., WV (NEWS RELEASE) – Around 10:30 this morning, deputies with the McDowell County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to Baker’s Ridge in the Paynesville area of McDowell County.

Upon arrival the deputies found a 38-year-old male deceased due to a unstable tree that fell on him while timbering on Private Property.

At this time the sheriff’s office is not releasing his name until all family members have been notified.