Local News

Worker Dies in Wood Chipper

Posted May 26, 1998 7:00 a.m. EDT

— A tree removal worker died Wednesday in a freak accident in Raleigh.

The victim was removing tree limbs on Wycliffe Road when he either fell into or got caught in a wood chipper. Raleigh police say the man was an employee of Davey Tree Service, based in Morrisville.

His name has not been released.