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Man Dies in Logging Accident

Police say he was killed when a tree fell on him

Vermont State Police say a man has died in a logging accident in Swanton.

Police say the 54-year-old was killed when a tree fell on him.

A friend had called police after the man did not return home Friday night.

Police found the man Saturday pinned beneath a Hemlock tree. They say he suffered fatal head injuries.

Police say wind is believed to be a contributing factor in the accident.

The man's name is being withheld until his family is notified.

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