Identity of Victim in Tree Cutting Death Released - KYTX CBS 19 Tyler Longview News Weather Sports

Identity of Victim in Tree Cutting Death Released

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ANGELINA COUNTY (KYTX) -- The Angelina County Sheriff's Office is warning people to be careful when cutting trees after a man was killed doing just that Wednesday. Sheriff Gregg Sanches tells CBS19 Lucio Vasquez of Groveton was cutting down a tree with a tree cutting service Wednesday afternoon.  He says when the tree fell it hit a dead tree that snapped and struck Vasquez in the head.

Sanches warns people to always have a second person watching when cutting or trimming trees and be extremely careful.

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