Deadly Accident In Town Of Evans

November 19, 2010 Updated Nov 21, 2010 at 3:26 PM EDT

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November 19, 2010 Updated Nov 21, 2010 at 3:26 PM EDT

TOWN OF EVANS, NY ( WKBW ) Investigators have released the name of an elderly man killed while cutting down a tree in the Southtowns Friday.

Police say 79 year old Gregoire Poulin was cutting down some trees in the Town of Evans Friday afternoon, when one of them fell down the wrong way and crushed him to death.

The accident happened near the intersection of Eden Evans Center Road and Versailles Plank Road.