Man killed by falling tree in Fairfax Co.

A man died while cutting trees in Chantilly, Virginia, when one fell on him Thursday afternoon.

Fairfax County police said he and others were working in the area, cutting down trees behind homes on Pleasant Valley Road.

Officials said they got a call about an incident around 3:45 p.m. Police told WTOP that authorities determined the man died on the scene.

Police have not identified the man but said he was in his mid-20s.

Juan Herrera

Juan Herrera is an associate producer for WTOP News. He joined the radio news team in 2021 after previously working for WMAL News as a news assistant. He is a graduate of the Philip Merrill College of Journalism at the University of Maryland.

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