Man killed by falling tree in Berkshire County

A man was killed by a tree in Lenox, Massachusetts during Tuesday’s severe weather. High winds caused a tree to fall and land on the man’s pick-up truck.

NewsChannel 13’s media partners at the Berkshire Eagle report 56-year-old Darrin Cawthron of New Hampshire was killed by a fallen tree. He was driving his truck on Route 7 at the intersection of Old Stockbridge Road, near the entrance to the Foxhollow Condominiums, during the peak of the storm. That’s when a tree reportedly fell right on his truck. Police say Cawthron died on the scene.

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There were several trees knocked down in the area.

National Grid and others were still working on Wednesday to take care of the mess.