WESTFIELD, Ind. - A Westfield man died Friday afternoon after he became pinned underneath a falling tree.
The man, 81, was attempting to cut down a damaged tree at a home near 161st Street and Oak Road, officials with the Westfield Fire Department said.
Authorities said the remaining portion of the tree fell on top of him. He was carrying a chainsaw, but it was not on at the time.
The man’s identity has not yet been released.
Watch RTV6 and refresh this page for updates.
Police need help to ID woman found in Putnam Co.
Officials with the Putnam County Sheriff's Department were asking for the public's help to identify a woman found wandering Monday afternoon.
IMAGES: Your #MNF #ColtsonRTV6 fan pics
Your Monday Night Football pics leading up to the Colts Home Opener against the Eagles at Lucas Oil Stadium!
Police: Indiana man mutilated girlfriend's body
A southeastern Indiana man admitted to police officers that he fatally stabbed his girlfriend and then mutilated her body, including cooking…
Officials: Critical need for witness support
Victims and witnesses of crimes are being asked to put aside their individual fear of intimidation and retaliation for the sake of the common good.
New Indy business aims to employ veterans
A new business in Fountain Square is giving veterans access to innovative opportunities.
Lightning strike sparks condo fire in Westfield
Lightning struck a home in Westfield Monday afternoon, sparking a second-alarm fire, firefighters said.