At 10:02 a.m. Tuesday, Bedford County 911 dispatchers received a call reporting that a tree had fallen on a man and he was trapped under the tree.
The Moneta Rescue Squad and sheriff’s deputies were dispatched to the scene at 9395 Moneta Rd. After arriving on the scene, squad members notified dispatchers that the victim was deceased.
The victim,Harold Kenneth Jones, 62, was cutting down the tree on his property when the accident occurred. A friend of the victim, who was helping, witnessed the accident and called 911.