53-Year-Old Maine Man Died after Tree Falls on Him

A 53-year-old man from Hanover, Maine was killed by a falling tree Thursday morning in the town of Andover.

The Accident Happened While He Cutting Trees on his Property

The Oxford County Sheriff's Office said a tree fell on top of Mark Beaudoin while he was on his property cutting trees at 811 South Main Street. He was found dead under the tree around 8:30 a.m. when police were called to the scene.

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A Neighbor Heard an Idling Chainsaw

Investigators said a neighbor heard a chainsaw idling. When they went to check on Beaudoin. Police said he was wearing safety equipment. According to WGME News, he was killed instantly.

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LOOK: What major laws were passed the year you were born?

Data for this list was acquired from trusted online sources and news outlets. Read on to discover what major law was passed the year you were born and learn its name, the vote count (where relevant), and its impact and significance.

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