Dad finds son killed by tree

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A young Styrian has died as a spruce tree he was cutting down fell onto him.The 24-year-old man was cutting down trees in a forest near Rabendorf in Styria¬ís Weiz district yesterday afternoon (Tues).Local police said the worker was probably trying to loosen the treetop of a spruce whose trunk had been cut, but had […]

Worker buried by collapsing treetop

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A 57-year-old forestry worker had to be hospitalised after he was hit by a falling treetop in woodlands near Horn yesterday (Weds).The man from Geras, Lower Austria, was buried by hundreds of kilos of branches for some minutes before colleagues managed to free him. The frail treetop reportedly collapsed after the workers cut back trees […]