A 33-year-old Bremerton man was killed Friday afternoon when a tree fell on the excavator he was operating near Belfair. Limited details on the incident have been released but emergency crews responded to the 300 block of NE Davis Road just before 1 PM.
Mason County Coroner Wes Stockwell identified the dead man as Brian Keith Mattis.
An autopsy is scheduled for next week.
The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is investigating.