SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A man was fatally trapped under a falling tree this afternoon in a park in San Jose, according to firefighters.
Crews were called to Berryessa Creek Park at 3:11 p.m., according to San Jose Fire Capt. Christopher Salcido.READ MORE: Support for Windsor Mayor Crumbles as Details of Alleged Sexual Misconduct Emerge
When they arrived at 3:16 p.m., firefighters found a man pinned under tree roughly two to three feet in diameter and determined that he was deceased on arrival, Salcido said.
It was unclear how long the victim was trapped under the tree before firefighters were called to the scene, however, according to Salcido.READ MORE: Hundreds at Bay Area Rallies March to Support Asian Americans
San Jose police took over the investigation and firefighters cleared the scene at 3:56 p.m., Salcido said.
Further details including the victim’s identity and where exactly in the park he was killed were not immediately available.MORE NEWS: Former Sebastopol Mayor Arrested on Suspicion of Sexual Assault Against a Minor
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