• Haverhill man dead after being found under pinned tree

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    HAVERHILL, Mass. - A Haverhill man was killed by a fallen tree while clearing branches with his son.

    Sixty-year-old Michael Sughrue was found pinned under a tree around 5 p.m. Sunday after a snapped tree fell on top of him. He was in his backyard on Hoyt Road when a large tree he was working to clear landed on him.

    The tree was leaning against a nearby tree for support before eventually giving out and falling onto Sughrue.

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    Haverhill Fire cut the snapped tree to take it off Sughrue before transporting him to Holy Family Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. 

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