LIMESTONE COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) — Limestone County authorities confirmed a man was killed after a tree fell on him Wednesday morning.

Coroner Mike West told News 19 that Wesley Thorpe, 43, of Frankewing, Tenn., was killed after being struck by a tree on Reunion Road.

The initial call came in just after 10 a.m. Wednesday.

West said the incident happened while Thorpe was working for a logging company clearing trees from the land.

The Limestone County Sheriff’s Office (LCSO) will continue to investigate the incident.