Man killed by fallen tree in Colchester

Family told Channel 3 a man died earlier today after a tree fell on him.
Published: Feb. 4, 2023 at 5:47 PM EST|Updated: Feb. 6, 2023 at 8:17 AM EST
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COLCHESTER, CT (WFSB) - A man was killed by a fallen tree in Colchester on Sunday.

State police identified the victim as 52-year-old Jody Fellows.

Troopers said Fellows was found unresponsive in the woods behind a home on Clark Road. He and his brothers had been cutting down trees.

Fellows’ family told Channel 3 that one fell on him.

There was no criminal aspect, troopers confirmed.

The medical examiner was called.

Troopers said next of kin was notified on the scene.