Mass. man seriously injured by tree he was cutting down

NATICK, Mass. (AP) – Authorities in Natick say a tree fell on a man as he was cutting it down, seriously injuring him.

Fire officials didn’t immediately release the victim’s name, describing him only as a 60-year-old Natick man.

The Boston Globe reports that the accident happened Wednesday afternoon as the man and a helper were trying to remove the tree.

The victim was airlifted by helicopter to Massachusetts General Hospital. Officials say he remains in serious condition.

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