CARBON COUNTY, PA. (THECOUNT) — Nolan Wernett, of Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, has been identified as the victim in a Tuesday morning tree fall accident in Carbon County.

Wernett, 66, died after being struck on the head by a falling tree Tuesday morning in Jim Thorpe.


According to reports, Wernett was in the area of the 1000 block of Broadview Drive in Jim Thorpe, when he was struck by a falling tree around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Wernett was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounce dead of blunt force trauma injuries.


Geo quick facts: Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2020 census, the population was 64,749. The county is also part of Pennsylvania’s Coal Region – Wikipedia.

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