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BRENTWOOD, N.H. (AP) — Authorities in New Hampshire say a man has died in a tree clearing accident.

WMUR-TV reports police responded to a home in Brentwood Sunday afternoon. Police say it appears the 35-year-old Epsom man was notching a tree when another tree blew over and hit him from behind. The man was found under a large pine tree by the homeowners who had hired him.

Authorities say the man had been working on clearing a lot at the home for the past couple months.

The victim’s name has not been released.

Police continue to investigate.


Information from: WMUR-TV,