WINDSOR, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – Windsor police have identified the worker killed in a tree-cutting accident Friday in a wooded area along Bloomfield Avenue.

Police say Shawn Varley, 33, of Harwinton was killed when he was struck in the head by a tree branch.

Varley had been working for J&J Lumber Corp. of Dover Plains, New York, said police.

Federal workplace safety officials are investigating the accident, which occurred in the area of 777 Bloomfield Avenue shortly after noon on Friday.


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