Texas Man Dies In Tree-Cutting Accident

POLLOK (January 23, 2014) A worker who died in a tree-cutting accident in East Texas has been identified as Lucio Vasquez of Groveton.

The Angelina County Sheriff's Office says Vasquez was dead at the scene after a 20-foot section of tree fell on him Wednesday afternoon on private property at a rural site near Pollok.

Vasquez and several other people were part of the tree-cutting crew using heavy equipment and chain saws, authorities said.

An autopsy was ordered.


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