Officials: Greenfield man, 66, killed by tree he was cutting down

Updated: 12:35 p.m. on Oct. 27, 2020 

GREENFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office identified a 66-year-old man killed by a falling tree in Greenfield, as 66-year-old Marvin C. Hayes. 

The ME's Office says Monday, Oct. 26, Hayes was cutting down a large tree in his backyard on Squire Avenue, when he became pinned under the tree and was found with the tree over his back. 

Authorities ruled his death an accident. 


Published: 2:58 p.m. on Oct. 26, 2020 

GREENFIELD, Wis. (CBS 58) -- One person is dead after a tree fell on them in Greenfield on Monday, Oct. 26.

Around 2:30 p.m., the Greenfield Fire Department was called to a home on Squire Avenue, near 43rd and Layton. 

The Milwaukee County Medical Examiner's Office confirms they were also called to the scene. 

Fire officials say it was an accident. 

An investigation is ongoing. 

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