Man, 76, killed in tree cutting accident

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. - A 76-year-old Jacksonville man was killed late Tuesday morning while working to cut down a tree.

The accident happened at Awakenings Church at 1150 Blanding Blvd at 11:45 a.m.

Clay County deputies said Alfred Ansley and his brother, 66-year-old Lloyd Ansley, also of Jacksonville, were using a Bobcat tractor to brace a tree that Alfred Ansley was cutting down. The tree shifted and pinned the tractor on top of him.

Alfred Ansley was taken to Orange Park Medical Center, where he died.

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