Man Killed By Falling Tree Near Caruthers

A mission to cut a tall eucalyptus tree near Caruthers ended tragically Sunday morning.

It happened near Bryan and Floral avenues around 10:30 a.m.

The Fresno County Sheriff's Office says the man operating the chainsaw was killed when the tree fell on him.

Several other workers got out of the way in time and were not hurt.

The name of the man killed has not been released.