Neville Scattergood named as man killed by tree in Stafford
An inquest has been opened into the death of a man who was killed by a falling tree.
Neville Scattergood, 58, from Stafford, was killed on a footpath on the Isabel Trail, off Eccleshall Road, in the town, on 3 October.
The hearing at South Staffordshire Coroner's Court on Tuesday was adjourned while inquiries continue.
Mr Scattergood's death is being investigated by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).
A section of the footpath was shut by the county council while investigations were carried out.
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