27 year old Adam Burgess was killed while working as part of a three-man crew cutting and clearing roadside trees for the Town of Otsego Highway Department. Burgess was accidentally struck in the head by a falling tree. It is unknown if he was wearing proper PPE at the time of the accident. Burgess was transported to Bassett Medical Center in Cooperstown and was pronounced dead an hour later from a skull fracture injury.
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