Falling tree strikes and kills Briceville man

2:12 PM, May 6, 2013   |    comments
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A Briceville man was killed while cutting down trees on a Campbell County property Friday morning.

The accident happened on Sharp Lane in Caryville shortly before 9:30 a.m. According to Campbell County Sheriff's Office, Calvin L. Daughtery, 60, was cutting down trees when one one of them fell and hit another tree. The top of the tree broke away and struck Daughtery in the head.

Lifestar flew Daughtery to UT Medical Center, where doctors said he died from head injuries.

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