Belmopan man dies after tree falls on him

A Belmopan man died after a tree fell on him. The incident happened on Thursday morning near mile 8 on the Hummingbird highway just outside Belmopan. 62 year old Hugo Rodriguez, a resident of Salvapan, Belmopan, was at mile 8 cutting down a tree with a chainsaw. The tree fell on top of Rodriquez and sometime later the unconscious 62 year old was found by his brother with the tree on top of him. Rodriguez was rushed to the Western Regional Hospital but he had sustained severe head and body and died later that afternoon.

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