Tree falls on car as man was driving, killing him - CBS46 News

Tree falls on car as man was driving, killing him

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Pedro Gorosquieta was killed when a tree fell on his car in Athens. Pedro Gorosquieta was killed when a tree fell on his car in Athens.
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

It was a bizarre and tragic accident in Athens.

Pedro Gorosquieta was driving in his 1995 Ford Windstar Minivan on a road in the Pinewood Mobile Home Park just after 7 a.m. Wednesday.

According to a police report, a large tree fell onto the van, crushing the vehicle and landing on top of Gerosquieta.

Several residents rushed to cut the tree and save the man.

A fire and rescue team was called to the scene and cut away the van's roof, but it was too late.

Neighbors told CBS46 Gerosquieta was a father of five children. He was headed to work when the fatal accident happened.

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