Man Killed by Falling Tree in Yakima Wednesday
Yakima County Sheriff's deputies say a 63-year-old man was killed while cutting a tree Wednesday afternoon on Whitish Lane in Yakima.
Authorities say Gary Trepanier of Tieton was part of a tree trimming crew which had attached cables to the tree but the tree fell in the wrong direction striking Trepanier who died at the scene. The incident was reported at about 12:45 p.m. Wednesday. Deputies were on scene soon after the tree fell.
No Autopsy is planned.