Teen killed by falling tree in Barron County

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Barron County (WQOW) – A teen is dead after a tree fell on him and killed him Friday in Barron County.

Barron County Sheriff Chris Fitzgerald said the sheriff’s department is currently on scene at a home just outside of Chetek.

Fitzgerald said the teen was helping with storm cleanup with a large group of people and did not see the tree coming down.

Life saving measures were attempted but the teen was pronounced dead.

The teen is not from the area.

Clint Berge

Clint Berge

Clint Berge is the Social Media & Digital Content Manager for Eau Claire's Own WQOW News 18. Report any website issues to him at cberge@wqow.com

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