10/13/11 Man Dies After Hitting Fallen Tree in S. Beaver
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Location: 1164 Route 168 South Beaver Township Beaver County
10/13/11 One man is dead and several others escape injuries after a large tree had fallen across Route 168 in South Beaver Township around 10:30 Thursday night. A small car had first passed under the fallen tree without serious consequences. The driver of that car was in the process of calling 911 about the fallen tree when a pickup hit the tree ripping open the cab and fatally injuring the driver. The driver of a third vehicle saw the tree and was able to slow his vehicle before crashing into it and escaped injuries. The driver of the truck, 56 year-old Robert J. Haffey of the Chippewa area, was pronounced dead at Heritage Valley Hospital in Beaver.