Fallen tree kills Columbia County man

Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 9:53 AM
Last updated 8:23 PM
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A Columbia County man died Saturday when a tree fell on the tractor he was driving.

Deputy Coroner Harriett Garrison said Jeff Cash, 77, was using a rotary cutter in the 1000 block of Ann Taylor Boulevard when a rotting tree fell on top of the tractor.

Men who were working nearby found Cash about 3 p.m. after they grew concerned when they could hear the tractor running but no longer saw Cash making his rounds.

Garrison said Cash died instantly from his injuries.

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Little Lamb
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Little Lamb 11/11/13 - 11:42 am
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Sad

So sad.

I could not find Ann Taylor Blvd. on Mapquest. Does anyone know where it is?

townsends
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townsends 11/11/13 - 11:54 am
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Sorry for the loss

Ann Taylor is off of Washington road, across from Club Car.

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nocnoc 11/11/13 - 12:05 pm
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At 77 years old and out doing something,

I can respect that.

Our families condolences.

croll54
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croll54 11/11/13 - 12:16 pm
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Mr. Cash was such a nice man.

Mr. Cash was such a nice man. I hate hearing about this. He always had a smile on his face, was generous beyond measure, and loved life. He will be missed.

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rmwhitley 11/11/13 - 12:41 pm
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God bless

Unpublished

Mr. Cash's soul.

SON of Scoob
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SON of Scoob 11/11/13 - 06:14 pm
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Jeff was a good guy. Sorry he

Jeff was a good guy. Sorry he is gone.

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KSL 11/12/13 - 12:11 am
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Who was reponible fo the dead

Who was reponible fo the dead tree left standing? Eventually they ARE going to fall. We reported a dead tree near our back line. Nothing was done about it. A huge limb fell on our greenhouse doing expensive damage. My husband took our money and did a quick fix. The homeowner was no longer living there, an elderly lady.

Months later, a crew showed up and took several trees down, but not that dangerous dead pine tree that was going to come down on us. My husband went out to talk to the tree people and explained the damage we had quietly suffered. About a week later they were there to take down the tree.

And I am pretty sure it cost extra money. Pine trees that die need to be taken down pretty quick.

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JustLilMe 11/12/13 - 01:23 am
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Shouldn't this headline be

Shouldn't this headline be "Falling tree (limb?) Kills Columbia County Man" ?? Fallen implies past tense, doesn't it? As if the tree was already down. Editors?

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