Man killed by collapsing house

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - A Nacogdoches man was killed today when a house he was dismantling fell down on him.

The roof collapsed and trapped Aaron Henderson, 62,  of Nacogdoches. The accident happened on Moore Street, an area where Henderson had worked for several months tearing down older houses. Today, he was removing some bracing when the accident occurred.

He died at the scene. Firefighters used chain saws and air bags in the attempt to rescue Henderson.