Teen killed by falling tree in Choctaw County

UPDATE – The victim was identified as 18-year-old Mason Justice of Fort Towson.

Hugo, OK – An unidentified 18-year-old male died in a tragic accident near Hugo lake.

The Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park said in a now deleted Facebook post, that the teen was killed by a falling tree.

Park said, that a group of young people were partying on the shore and decided to cut down a tree. The tree then fell on the young man from Hugo.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

I DELETED THE POST BECAUSE OF THE COLD BLOODED RUTHLESS COMMENTS. GOD BE WITH THE FAMILY AND THOSE THAT WERE THERE.

Posted by Choctaw County Sheriff Terry Park on Sunday, May 24, 2020

For more information; https://kfor.com/news/choctaw-county-sheriff-teen-killed-by-falling-tree/

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