- Associated Press - Thursday, May 7, 2015

CANTON, Conn. (AP) - A tree service worker has died after falling from a tree in Canton.

Canton police say the man was working on property off Wright Road on Thursday when he fell from the tree. A medical helicopter was called and landed at a nearby school, but the worker was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are withholding the man’s name pending notification of his family.

Officials with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration are investigating the incident.

Police say the man was working for Wayne’s Tree Removal of Windsor Locks. A company official declined to comment.

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