One person died after being struck by a fallen tree in Henry County, Tennessee.

HENRY COUNTY, Tennessee (WKRN) — After severe weather erupted in Middle Tennessee overnight, Henry County first responders said they were called to the scene of a deadly downed tree incident Saturday morning.

The Henry Volunteer Fire Department said units were dispatched to report that a tree had fallen on someone in the 800 block of Haglersville Road in Mansfield just before 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1.

Redeeville is “destroyed” by a tornado; Rutherford County authorities ask for a state of emergency

When firefighters arrived at the scene, they reportedly found a tree on top of an unconscious man on a tractor.

The ambulance service contacted death investigators, who pronounced the man dead at the scene, officials said.

At least 21 people have died in tornadoes that hit the Midwest and South of the United States

After the Henry County Sheriff’s Office reported the scene, Henry’s Volunteer Fire Department said its team was working to get the man out of the tractor.

According to preliminary reports, a tractor driver was trying to remove a fallen tree from the road when the incident occurred, causing the tree to hit a person, fire officials said.

Don’t forget to take the power and reliability of the WKRN weather service with you by downloading the News 2 Storm Tracker app.

📲 Download the News 2 app to stay up to date on the go.
📧 Sign up for WKRN email notifications to get the latest news in your inbox.
💻 Find the top stories of the day at for Nashville, Tennessee and all of Middle Tennessee.

This is an evolving story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.

Related Articles

Back to top button