89-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Finksburg
Finksburg, Md. (DG) – An elderly man was killed by a falling tree as severe storms made their way through Maryland on Monday evening.
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is reporting an 89-year-old man was killed by a falling tree in Finksburg on Monday shortly before 6:30 PM.
Emergency medical crews responded to the 2900 block of Bloom Road where they discovered the man was in his driveway trapped underneath a tree.
The tree was removed and emergency lifesaving measures were attempted but the man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Investigators say the man was standing in his driveway when high winds caused by a thunderstorm caused the tree to fall on the victim.