Man killed by falling tree in Rhea County
The Rhea County Sheriff’s Department says a man was killed by a falling tree on Tuesday.
It happened on Dixie Lee Highway shortly before 2:30 p.m.
Detective Matt Rose says Thursten Keathley was cutting timber with his son when a tree fell on him.
Det. Rose Says Keathley, who was in his 70s, died at the scene.
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