A man from Norridgewock died Monday afternoon after he was hit by a tree in Fairfield.

Man was Using a Tractor to Clear a Fallen Tree

The Fairfield Police Department said it appeared he was using a tractor to remove a tree that was knocked down by the storm. The tree struck him and caused fatal injuries, according to WGME News.

Strong Winds in Maine

The incident happened around 3:34 pm during a large storm with heavy winds across the state of Maine.

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