A 69 year old man from Kanyaa sub location, Mwingi West subcounty in Kitui county died on the spot while harvesting honey.
Confirming the Friday night incident the Kanyaa senior chief, Joseph Mue said he was informed about the death of Muvea Kioko by locals and rushed to the scene, On arrival he found the man lying on the ground liveless.
“The incident occurred at 8pm and the aged man wasnot drunk, he just fell by bad luck the accacia tree was very tall”,said Mue, senior chief.
The chief reported the incident to Nguutani OCS Hellen Kitavi who send the police vehicle to collect the body. The man’s body was taken to Migwani hospital mortuary awaiting the burial is set early next week.