A Nova Scotia man has died while trying to remove a tree from a property in Cape Breton on Saturday evening.
Cape Breton Regional Police say the 60-year-old man was hired to remove the tree from a residence on Burchell Street in Sydney Mines.
He was using his vehicle to remove the tree around 6 p.m. when he was struck by a piece of equipment.
The provincial Department of Labour is investigating.
The man's name has not been released.
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