Woman dies after a felled tree causes a car accident

Wise County, VA – Virginia State Police are investigating a death that occurred in Wise County on Saturday.

According to police, a Nissan was traveling north on Route 23 at mile marker 49 when a tree fell on it. The vehicle then ran off the highway and into a ditch.

The woman driving the vehicle did not survive the impact of the tree crashing onto the car.

Further investigation revealed the tree fell as it was being cut down.

On Sunday morning police charged Tony Osborne with Involuntary Manslaughter and Trespassing.

Police have not released details on the person who died, due to notification of family members.

For more information; http://www.timesnews.net/Law-Enforcement/2019/02/02/div-class-libPageBodyLinebreak-Falling-tree-kills-motorist-in-Wise-div




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