Logger killed in accident in Stephentown, N.Y.

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STEPHENTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state police say a Vermont man has been killed in a logging accident near the Massachusetts border.

Trooper say 23-year-old William Morse Jr. of East Arlington was logging with a relative in the Rensselaer County town of Stephentown when a falling tree knocked part of a decomposing tree onto him.

He died at the scene.

The accident happened at about 10 a.m. Thursday. Stephentown is 23 miles east of Albany.


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