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Putnam County, WV man killed by falling tree

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BUFF CREEK, WV -

A 38-year-old man was killed on Tuesday night while cutting up a tree in the Buff creek area of Putnam County. The man was identified by deputies with the Putnam County Sheriff's Office as Gabriel Michael Collins.

Authorities said the weight shifted and a piece of the tree rolled on top of him. Deputies said Collins' eight-year-old daughter found him.

An investigation is ongoing. Keep checking wowktv.com for updates.