Bedford man dead after tree falls into roadway


MARTIN COUNTY, Ind. (WTHR) — A Bedford man died Monday when a large tree fell into his path and hit his truck's windshield.

Indiana State Police said Eric Gootee, 33, was driving eastbound on US 50 near Shoals when the tree, on the south side of the highway, fell across the roadway. Gootee was pronounced dead at the scene.

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