Tyne & Wear

Man dies in Ovington tree felling accident

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.

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