Palm Harbor man impaled by tree

A Palm Harbor man is dead following a freak accident.
Deputies say 63-year-old Dan Butts and his girlfriend were cutting down a tree.  After making the cut and tying a rope between the tree and a SUV, his girlfriend got in and pulled forward.
She heard a scream and saw the tree crashed down on her boyfriend, impaling him.
Rescue workers declared him dead at the scene.
Print this article Back to Top