A forestry worker was killed by a falling tree in Carnetown, Abercynon. Authorities were called to the scene around 3pm and pronounced the man deceased. The man was not working directly for Natural Resources Wales (NRW), which manages the site, but was harvesting timber for a merchant. No details were provided pending an investigation by The Health and Safety Executive.
The victim has not been identified pending notification of the next of kin.
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