Tyne & Wear

Mark Reed dies in Ovington tree felling accident

A man who died in a tree felling accident in Northumberland has been named by police.

It is believed Mark Andrew Reed, 23, from Walker, Newcastle, became trapped under the tree he had just cut down in Ovington at 13:40 BST on Thursday.

The Great North Air Ambulance was called and a spokesman said Mr Reed 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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