Fatal tree-cutting accident in Clinton Township

By OWEN WALSH
Posted 4/13/20

CLINTON, TOWNSHIP — Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell announced that Kevin R. Weist passed away in a tree-cutting accident at 43 years old last Saturday, April 11.

 

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Fatal tree-cutting accident in Clinton Township

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CLINTON, TOWNSHIP — Wayne County Coroner Edward Howell announced that Kevin R. Weist passed away in a tree-cutting accident at 43 years old last Saturday, April 11.
 
According to the coroner's report, Weist was operating a chainsaw and cutting down a tree. Inadvertentently, the tree snapped and struck Weist in the head, resulting in his death.
 
Howell pronounced Weist, of Creamton, dead at the scene at 3:32 p.m.
 
An autopsy will not be performed. Howell ruled the cause of death blunt force head trauma.

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