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Man dies after tree trimming accident

By Gina Johnson, Web Producer
Published On: Nov 03 2012 02:21:04 PM CDT
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UNION TOWNSHIP, N.J. -

Officials in Hunterdon County, New Jersey said a man died from injuries he received while cutting trees after Hurricane Sandy.

The Hunterdon County Prosecutor Anthony Kearns said the 44-year-old man was pronounced dead at Morristown Memorial Hospital on October 31st. Officials said he was air-lifted to the hospital on October 30th after sustaining severe head trauma while operating a chain saw to cut trees following Sandy.

Kearns reminded individuals they should exercise extreme care and caution while operating power equipment in the wake of the storm and during the massive clean-up.