Split tree falls back and kills former Orleans teacher

Bedford, IN – 76-year-old Ron Toppe died from injuries he suffered when a tree fell on him. According to the Lawrence County Sherriff’s office, a passerby discovered Toppe after noticing a tree and truck blocking the roadway. The initial investigation said that Toppe was clearing trees with a chainsaw when a tree split and fell back and struck him. He was pronounced dead at IU Health Bedford Hospital.

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