Maui man dies after found beneath fallen tree

WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A 57-year-old Maui man died after he was found unconscious beneath a large fallen tree.

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WAILUKU, Maui (AP) — A 57-year-old Maui man died after he was found unconscious beneath a large fallen tree.

Police say Joseph Bento of Napili was clearing his property in Honokohau Valley on Monday afternoon. A friend found him under the tree about 5 p.m. that day. Bento had multiple injuries.

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Emergency responders tried to resuscitate him at the scene and then pronounced him dead.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.