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Man dies in logging accident in central New York

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
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MADISON, N.Y. — Authorities say a man has died after a tree fell on him while he was logging in a central New York town.

The Madison County Sheriff's Office tells local media that the man was working in the woods in the town of Madison when the accident occurred around 2:40 p.m. Tuesday about a quarter-mile from a road.

The man, believed to be in his mid-60s, was as airlifted to Upstate Medical Center in Syracuse, where he died.

The man's name hasn't been released pending notification of relatives.

The accident is being investigated.

 
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