Columbia County Man Killed While Cutting Down Tree

A Columbia County man was killed when a large oak tree fell on top of him Monday. Police say 70-year-old Donald Jeffrey was cutting down a tree along his driveway at 622 Pine Swamp Road in Cleveland Township, Columbia County when it fell on top of him. Jeffrey’s wife discovered him trapped under the tree. Columbia County Coroner Jeremy Reese pronounced Jeffrey dead just before 1 o’clock Monday afternoon.