Tree cutting accident takes man’s life

by Trish Rudder

A man in the Spruce Pine Hollow area of Morgan County died Sunday afternoon, December 8, from a tree cutting accident.

George Janowiak, 76, of Ferrous Road died when the tree he was cutting down with a chainsaw fell on him, according to Morgan County Sheriff K.C. Bohrer.

Bohrer said on Monday that the Sheriff’s Department did not investigate the accident.

Morgan County EMS and the Medical Examiner’s office responded to the incident.