Falling tree kills teen in Chetek

BARRON COUNTY, Wis. (WEAU) – A teenage boy was killed in Barron County Friday.

According to the Barron County Sheriff’s Department, the teen was helping with storm clean up outside of Chetek when the tree fell down and hit him.

The Sheriff’s Department says the teen passed away at the scene. He was from outside the area and notification to family has been made.

Officials are still investigating.