ERIE, Pa.—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 ( 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.


Information from: Erie Times-News,