Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville: seriously injured by the tree he had just cut down

Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville: seriously injured by the tree he came from to cut

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A man suffered very serious injuries when he was crushed by the tree he had just cut, Thursday afternoon, in Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville.  

The tragedy occurred shortly after 1 p.m., on private land on Grand Boulevard Ouest.

According to the authorities, the tree fell on the victim, a septuagenarian.

“We are talking about an incident of an accidental nature,” said agent Mélanie Mercille, spokesperson for the Longueuil police.

Investigators have were dispatched to the scene to try to establish the exact cause and circumstances of this accident.