Hilo, HI – An unidentified 46-year-old man died while cutting a tree Thursday afternoon. The accident occurred around 5 PM.
Reports say that firefighters found the man unresponsive, suspended with cables approximately 30 feet above the ground. Witnesses stated that the victim cut a tree that accidentally struck him.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The accident happened on private property and is overgrown with vegetation and trees.