Cherry Valley, NY (WBNG Binghamton) Deputies there say a man was killed while logging in the woods near his home.
Responders were called to Van Derwerker Road in Cherry Valley around 6:30 p.m. Monday.
They had to venture more than a quarter mile into the woods to find 66-year-old Robert Lusk, who was reportedly pinned under a maple tree.
Investigators said the tree, which had been cut earlier, struck Lusk from behind as he was cutting up a log.
Lusk was pronounced dead at the scene from massive internal injuries.