Man dies after logging accident in Madison

A deadly logging accident is under investigation in Madison County.

Sheriff's deputies say it occurred just after 2:30 Tuesday afternoon on Water Street in Madison. A man in his mid-sixties was airlifted to Upstate Hospital in Syracuse. Investigators revealed early Tuesday evening that he died. The situation was critical from the onset as EMS personnel described the man's condition as "very critical" after a tree fell on him.

We are in touch with authorities who are working to contact the victim's family. When they reveal his name we will update this story.