Firewood-Cutting Man Killed by Falling Tree | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Firewood-Cutting Man Killed by Falling Tree



    Officials say a central Pennsylvania man was killed by a falling tree he was trying to cut down for firewood.

    The (Sunbury) Daily Item reports that 68-year-old John Hufnagle of Lewisburg died of injuries after the accident Friday in Union County -- about 60 miles up the Susquehanna River from Harrisburg, Pa.

    The Mifflinburg Hose Company said on its Facebook page that it responded to the call just after 4 p.m. Friday.

    Coroner Dominic Adamo said Hufnagle was cutting the tree down for firewood at the time of the accident.

    He was a Lewisburg High graduate who worked as a tool maker for Lycoming Engines of Williamsport for almost four decades.

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