Tree service worker dies after being struck in the head

UPDATE 3/19/19: The Whitley County coroner identified the man as 45-year-old Gregory Siler, of Williamsburg.

Corbin, KY – A 45-year-old employee of a tree service company was killed Friday afternoon while working at a private residence in Corbin.

Reports say that the man was struck in the head by a falling branch. “It wasn’t a large branch, but it came from a significant height,” stated Whitley County Coroner Andy Croley.

He was taken by ambulance to Baptist Health Corbin where he was pronounced dead at approximately 1 PM.

For more information; https://www.thenewsjournal.net/tree-trimmer-killed-in-corbin-friday/

https://www.wkyt.com/content/news/Man-killed-in-Corbin-after-tree-limb-falls-on-his-head-while-working-507211571.html

https://www.wymt.com/content/news/Tree-limb-falls-and-hits-man-on-the-head-killing-him-507210921.html

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