Stark County Sheriff’s Office Investigates Accidental Death

(Sandy Township, Ohio) – The Stark County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an accidental death that occurred  while trees were being cut on private property.

At 2:07 p.m. on Saturday, May 11th, 2019 deputies responded to an incident at 6909 Ravenna Avenue S.E. in Waynesburg. Upon arrival deputies located a 58-year-old male who had been struck by a falling tree.

The incident occurred while a tree removal crew was cutting trees. The victim, a member of the crew, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Identification is pending notification of next of kin.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, 330-430-3800.