New York

Police Identify Tree Worker Killed After Being Struck by Tree Limb

A Harwinton man is dead after a tree limb hit him in the head during a work-related accident in Windsor Friday.

Police said they received a call around noon after the man, who was working for a tree company, was injured on private property on Bloomfield Avenue.

He died from the injuries he sustained, police said. The victim has been identified as 33-year-old Shawn Varley.

According to police, Varley was working on behalf of J&J Lumber Corp. of Dover Plains, New York.

OSHA has been called in to investigate.

No additional information was immediately available.

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