Man Killed in Tree Cutting Accident in Rural Makanda

MAKANDA – A man was killed when one of the trees he was cutting on his property in rural Makanda fell on him Monday morning.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, deputies and other emergency responders went to the scene around 10:30 and found that 44-year-old Bryan Addington had already succumbed from his injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene.

A GoFundMe campaign has been set up for his family. He leaves behind a wife battling cancer and three young children.