Worker Killed During Tree Removal

Construction worker dies during tree removal.

By Samaia Hernandez
|  Monday, Nov 7, 2011  |  Updated 11:01 AM EDT
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Worker Killed During Tree Removal

Trees Removed Along Escondido's Main Street

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A construction worker died on Sunday morning while a crew was clearing a sight line for a land lot in Lisbon.

State police said the accident happened after 8:30 a.m. at 258 River Road.
After the crew removed a tree near the road, one worker was pinned against a tree and run over by the excavator.

The Day of New London reports that the person killed was Charles Wojtkun, 64, 

Ten people have died in storm-related accidents.

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