Watkinsville Man Dies From Tree Accident

The accident occurred Wednesday while the man was servicing trees in a private yard in Madison County, the Athens Banner-Herald reports.

Wednesday afternoon a Watkinsville man was killed while on the job servicing trees with a crew in a private yard on Nowhere Road in Madison County, Chief Deputy Shawn Burns of the Madison County Sheriff's Office told the Athens Banner-Herald.

Christopher Welch, 26, was pinned down by a broken tree and died at the scene, the newspaper reports.

Read the Athens Banner-Herald article here


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