Tree falls on man, kills him

By Chelsea Bishop

Credit: MGN Online

Tree falls on man, kills him

June 19, 2013 Updated Jun 19, 2013 at 5:40 AM EDT

Westfield Township, PA (WBNG Binghamton) A man is killed after a logging accident.

Robert Burd, 29, of Westfield was working in the woods around Crance Brook Road Tuesday evening.

While he was trimming branches with a logging crew, another worker was taking down a nearby tree.

The tree didn't fall in the right direction and fell onto Burd.

He was pronounced dead at the scene. The cause of death was blunt force trauma and has been ruled accidental.

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