Man dies in Ovington tree felling accident
- 11 October 2012
- From the section Tyne & Wear
A young man has died in a tree felling accident in Northumberland, ambulance service said.
It is believed the man became trapped under the tree he had just cut down in Ovington village at 13:40 BST.
The Great North Air Ambulance was also scrambled and a spokesman said the victim, believed to be aged 23, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Fire crews also attended. Northumbria Police said no-one else was involved in the accident.