Salzburg man dies under axed tree

A 44-year-old woodworker was killed by a falling tree yesterday (Weds).The incident occurred during woodcutting activities at a forestry estate outside Leogang, Salzburg, police said today. The man was pronounced dead by an emergency doctor when the medic reached the scene of the accident.Earlier this month, a 21-year-old worker died in woodland near Bad Gastein, Salzburg, when a special device used to transport blocks of wood with ropes collapsed and landed on him.