Man killed by falling tree limb in Clermont County

Man killed by falling tree limb in Clermont County

CLERMONT COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - Police have identified a man who was killed while clearing trees away from a field Sunday.

Police said the incident happened around 12:10 p.m. near the 900 block of Hopewell Road.

According to sheriff’s deputies that responded to the scene, two men were clearing the trees. 50-year-old Matthew Crozier was accidentally hit by a falling limb while pushing a tree with a tractor.

Crozier was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Clermont County Sheriff’s Office Investigative Unit responded to the scene to investigate and interview witnesses.

No foul play is suspected and the incident is considered an accident.

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