Sheriff: Axton man dies in tree cutting accident in Pittsylvania Co.

Officials at the scene (WSET)

UPDATE: 3:20 p.m.

The Pittsylvania County Sheriff's Office has identified the man who died as Wallace Teague, Sr., 67, of Axton.

The sheriff's office said deputies responded to Campview Road in Danville for a report of a person being hit by a tree that had fallen, and they they got on the scene they found Teague dead.

They said he was cutting trees in the area.

His body has been taken to SOVAH Health in Danville for a viewing by the Medical Examiner.


PITTSYLVANIA Co., Va. (WSET) - The Pittsylvania County Sheriff confirms someone has died after a tree fell Thursday.

Officials say the accident happened in the 2100 block of Campview Road.

They say the man was cutting a tree when it fell.

Officials say the manwas deceased when they arrived.

His identity has not yet been released.

This is a breaking news story, stay with ABC for updates.

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