Man dies after wood chipper explodes

New Philadelphia, OH – 25-year-old Tanner M. Perry died Monday after an accident with a wood chipper.

A 911 caller reported that a chipper had exploded and one person was badly hurt. The injured man was reported to have been barely breathing and suffered severe facial injuries.

The caller also reported that a tree crew were actively grinding when it exploded.

When police and firefighters responded to the scene a crew was working on trees.

Firefighters took Perry to Cleveland Clinic Union Hospital in Dover.

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