Man killed in tree accident in Angelina Co. identified

ANGELINA COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A man that died in an apparent tree-cutting accident has been identified.

The accident happened on private property off of McKnight Road in the northern part of Angelina County.

Sheriff Greg Sanches said Lucio Vasquez, of Groveton was cutting a tree down near a creek when it fell on him.

The accident was called in around 1:30 p.m.

Sgt. Chris Wade said the man was part of a tree-cutting crew and nobody else in the crew suffered injuries. He said the man was already dead when emergency responders arrived.

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