• Matthews PD: Man died Friday after tree fell on him


    MATTHEWS - The Matthews Police Department confirmed a man died Friday afternoon after a tree fell on him. It happened in the 2600 block of Williams Road.

    According to the police, the man was doing work in his backyard when a tree uprooted and fell on top of him.

    The tree was on the victim’s property and did not cause any damage.

    Information about the victim has not been released yet.

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