Arlington man killed in logging accidentAugust 31,2013STEPHENTOWN, N.Y. — New York police say a Vermont man has been killed in a logging accident near the Massachusetts border.
Troopers say 23-year-old William Morse Jr. of East Arlington was logging with a relative in the Rensselaer County town of Stephentown when a falling tree knocked part of a decomposing tree onto him.
He died at the scene.
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