Pa. man killed while cutting down trees, death ruled accidental

Pennsylvania

Sayers said Musser died of blunt force trauma and ruled the death accidental

State police have reportedly taken one man into custody after an hours-long chase in Beaver County overnight.

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a man was killed while cutting down trees for firewood in central Pennsylvania.

State police in Centre County say the man was cutting trees in Penn Township when a tree fell on him at about 7 p.m. Friday.

Coroner Scott Sayers identified the man as 81-year-old Dale Musser and said his family went to check on him and found him unresponsive.

Sayers said Musser died of blunt force trauma and ruled the death accidental.

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