Parishville man, hit by tree limb, dies
PARISHVILLE -- A Parishville man died Friday afternoon in a logging accident on Ashton Road in Parishville.
St. Lawrence County Coroner June Wood said a man in his 70s died after a tree limb struck him, but the injury did not kill him. Wood said when the limb hit him "the stress of the logging accident did cause him to have a heart attack which killed him."Wood said she ruled the death an accident.
St. Lawrence County Sheriff's deputies were on the scene within about three minutes of receiving the call at 4:39 p.m.
The sheriff's detectives have not yet released the man's name.