Pa. man killed using tractor to collect firewood

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Officials in northwestern Pennsylvania say a man died while using a tractor to collect firewood.

Emergency responders in Crawford County told the Erie Times-News (http://bit.ly/1dlqGSv ) that Doug Brown was cutting firewood in Rockdale Township shortly before 4 p.m. Sunday.

Chief Kevin Orr of the Mill Village volunteer fire department says Brown was using the tractor to pull on a tree when a limb fell and struck him.

He was pronounced dead at the scene by Coroner Scott Schell.

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Information from: Erie Times-News, http://www.goerie.com

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