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Moore County man crushed by tree

Monday, April 16, 2012

A Moore County man died Monday morning after being crushed by a fallen tree.

The accident happened at around 10:30 a.m. near Garner Britt Road in Robbins when 58-year-old Robert Hussey and his brother were cutting down trees.

When emergency officials arrived, they found Hussey face down on the ground beneath a large, fallen tree.

Hussey was pronounced dead at the scene.

His brother said they had been cutting trees for a family member when the accident happened.

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