Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Jeffrey Bourgeois, 6, Killed while helping his father with a wood chipper after a branch pulled him in

A six-year-old boy has tragically died after getting pulled into a wood chipper while helping his father on a landscaping job during his school vacation.

Jeffrey Bourgeois was putting a branch in the chipper when it yanked him into the machine this morning after his father Scott, 39, momentarily turned his back.

Lt. J. Paul Vance, a state police spokesman, said the accident was so horrific that grief counselors were called to the scene in Salem, Connecticut immediately. Read More