Sacto 9-1-1
December 5, 2012
Man killed by falling tree is identified

The El Dorado County Sheriff's Office has released the name of the man killed Tuesday when a large oak fell on his pickup truck

He was identified as Bryan Lee Vandeventer, 48, of Shingle Springs.

A California Highway Patrol officer said Vandeventer was driving his Ford 150 pickup westbound on Green Valley Road near Ponderosa Road near Rescue about 8 a.m. Tuesday when the tree fell.

Vandeventer died but a 10-year-old boy inside the crushed cab of the truck was not injured, according to the CHP.

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