Man killed in Geraldine in tree cutting accident

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Lamar Carr

GERALDINE, Ala. – A man was killed in Geraldine Wednesday when a tree fell and hit him.

Geraldine officials say Lamar Carr, 60, was cutting wood when the tree fell and hit him. He was taken to Marshall Medical South, where he was pronounced dead.

Geraldine residents knew Carr well, we’re told, and are saddened by his loss. Carr did work around the Geraldine area.

Arrangements for Carr’s funeral are set at W.T.¬†Wilson Funeral Chapel in Rainsville. Visitation is set for Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. and his funeral is Saturday at 1 p.m.

A fund to help with funeral expenses was set up at Liberty Bank in Geraldine.