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Deadly chainsaw accident near Montpellier

France 3/Scoop, Oct 21

It’s a timely reminder for those of you who cut your own wood for the winter. Chainsaws can be deadly.

On Saturday morning, a 57 year old man died while handling his chainsaw in Saint-Jean de Védas.

The man was mortally wounded while he was half way up a tree, and despite the rapid intervention of firefighters, the man was declared dead at the scene.

His wife was taken to hospital in shock.

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