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WEST POINT, Neb. (AP) — An official says a man was killed when a tree fell on him in northeast Nebraska's Cuming County.

The accident occurred Saturday on a farm southwest of West Point. Cuming County Attorney Dan Bracht says 53-year-old Bernard "Bernie" Hunke was cutting trees when one fell on him. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He lived in West Point.

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Hunke was the veterans services officer and emergency manager for Cuming County.

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