Falling tree crushes passing SUV, kills man, 11-year-old son

State News
generic-police-lights_1555989624899.jpg
Click here for latest news on coronavirus in Ohio

Authorities say a tree fell across an Ohio road and crushed a passing vehicle, killing a man and his 11-year-old son.

The State Highway Patrol says the tree fell across a rural roadway Tuesday night and landed on an SUV near Athens, roughly 65 miles (105 kilometers) southeast of Columbus.

Troopers say Clifford Tyler IV was riding in the vehicle driven by his father, 41-year-old Clifford Tyler III, of Athens. Both died at the scene.

The patrol shared no further details or comment about the incident but said it remains under investigation.

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Trending on NBC4i.com

Today's Central OH Forecast

More Forecast

Don't Miss

Alexa

Storm Team 4 on Alexa

W3Schools