- Associated Press - Friday, October 28, 2016

FLATWOODS, W.Va. (AP) - Deputies in Braxton County say a man has died after a tree fell on his car while he on his way to work.

Local news agencies report that Chief Deputy David Doak says Frankie Belknap was driving to work Tuesday morning in Flatwoods when the tree toppled onto his van. Belknap died at the scene.

Doak called the incident a “freak accident.” It is unclear how large the tree was or what type it was.


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