GREENSBURG — On Tuesday, January 11, the Decatur County Communication Center received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a male that was cutting a tree and the tree had fallen on him.

It was determined that Alvin Urban Wuestefeld, 74, was cutting a tree that had been damaged during a storm.

While he was cutting an off-shoot on the trunk, the main tree gave way and fell on him.

Wuestefeld was working with his brother-in-law, Donald Schwegman at the time.

Wuestefeld was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The following agencies assisted on this call: The Decatur County Communications Center, Decatur County EMS, New Point Volunteer Fire Department, Greensburg Fire Department, the Decatur County Sheriff’s Office, and the Decatur County Coroner’s Office.

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