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Man killed in Fletcher logging accident

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FLETCHER, Vt. -

A man killed in a logging accident over the weekend was cutting firewood to help out a family in need.

Seventy-two year-old Carl Eells of Essex Center was cutting trees in the town of Fletcher on Saturday. Investigators say a section of a tree fell -- striking Eells in the neck. He died at the scene.
   
Police have since learned that Eells was cutting the trees for firewood to help out a farm family that had recently suffered hardship.

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