District Township Berks County hunting accident

DISTRICT TWP., Pa. - State police have identified the man who died after falling from a tree stand in eastern Berks County.

Thomas Kane, 69, was found Tuesday night by family members in the woods below his tree stand, state police said.

The tree stand was about 30 feet in the air on a property near Conrad and Huffs Church roads, near the border between District and Hereford townships.

Kane died at the scene of injuries he suffered in the fall, according to the Berks County coroner.

State police, the state game commission and the coroner's office responded to the scene, with assistance from Eastern Berks and Seisholtzville fire companies and Bally EMS.