Man dies after being struck by a tree in Lafayette

LaFayette, GA – 51 year old Charles Garrett died while cutting down a tree on his property. Police responded to the scene shortly before 6 PM to find Garrett in the woods behind his property, underneath a tree and unconscious. Witnesses at the scene said they were cutting down a tree that was lodged into another tree, but the tree broke and began to swing and fall at the men. The tree struck Garrett in the back where he was forced face-first into the ground. Garrett was placed in an ambulance, but unfortunately died from his injuries.

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