Tampa Bay Newspapers
9911 Seminole Blvd.,
Seminole, FL 33772
Phone: (727) 397-5563
Fax: (727) 397-5900
Submit News
  
 Search
  9911 Seminole Blvd. Seminole, FL 33772       Ph. 727-397-5563   View TBN's FREE e-Edition today!  
Click here to learn more
Palm Harbor Beacon Facebook Twitter
Palm Harbor man killed by falling tree
Article published on
  Print E-Mail
 
PALM HARBOR – A Palm Harbor man died June 17 when a branch from a falling tree impaled him.

Pinellas County Sheriff’s deputies said the death appears to be accidental. Deputies responded to the home on Leprechaun Lane about 3:15 p.m.

According to the sheriff’s report, Dan Paul Butts, 63, and his girlfriend, Beverly Drew, 50, were clearing trees from their backyard. Butts cut a tree with a chainsaw, and Drew was in the couple’s Ford SUV pulling the tree, using a rope tied on the tree to the vehicle.

Drew heard a scream and saw that the tree had fallen on butts and a branch had impaled him. She called 911 and attempted CPR. EMS responded. Butts was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Medical Examiner’s Office responded to the scene to take custody of the body.

The investigation continues.
Article published on
Copyright © Tampa Bay Newspapers: All rights reserved.
Printable Version E-mail article
NuSmile
Community Focus Online
Featured Print Advertisers
Casino Over Under

Web site        View Ad
:)
NuSmile Dental
13611 Park Blvd., Suite G
Seminole
(727) 475-7866

Web site        View Ad
:)
Abbey Carpet & Floor of Largo
13120 66th St. N.
Largo
(727) 524-1445

Web site        View Ad
:)
Oakhurst & East Bay Medical
13020 Park Blvd., Seminole
(727) 393-3404
3800 East Bay Dr., Largo
(727) 539-0505

Web site        View Ad
:)
Flooring America of Seminole
9012 Seminole Blvd.
Seminole
(727) 397-5509

Web site        View Ad
:)
Florida Center for Back & Neck Pain
Dr. Greg Hollstrom
11444 Seminole Blvd.
Largo
(727) 393-6100

Web site        View Ad
:)
Tarpon Springs Merchants Association

tarponspringsflorida@gmail.com

Web site        View Ad
:)
Bell Hearing Instruments, Inc.
801 West Bay Dr., Suite 405, Largo (727) 585-2675
Factory Location
700 Stevens Ave., Oldsmar (813) 814-2355

Web site        View Ad
:)
Custom Couture of Tarpon Springs
208 East Tarpon Ave., Tarpon Springs
(727) 238-7194

Web site        View Ad
:)
Tampa Bay Newspapers
Online Advertising
For information, e-mail
webmaster@tbnweekly.com
:)
Online Services Directory
MEDICAL DIRECTORY   ONLINE DINING GUIDE
MEDICAL DIRECTORY ONLINE DINING GUIDE
AUTOMOTIVE GUIDE REAL ESTATE GUIDE
AUTOMOTIVE GUIDE REAL ESTATE GUIDE
TBNWeekly
Tampa Bay Newspapers
9911 Seminole Blvd.,
Seminole, FL 33772
Phone: (727) 397-5563
Fax: (727) 397-5900
Submit News