Falling tree kills Southern Illinois man
Monday, July 28, 2008
CARTERVILLE, Ill. (AP) -- The coroner in Southern Illinois' Williamson County says a 68-year-old man was killed over the weekend when a tree fell onto him.
Coroner Mike Burke says Dennis Davie of Herrin died Sunday.
Burke says Davie and a brother were trying to cut down the tree near Carterville when it shifted and toppled onto him.
Burke says the case appears to be accidental.
Funeral arrangements are pending.