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Falling Tree Kills Sudbury Man After James Taylor Tanglewood Concert

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Tanglewood in Lenox. (Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons/Daderot)

Tanglewood in Lenox. (Photo courtesy: Wikimedia Commons/Daderot)

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LENOX, Mass. (AP) — Authorities say a Sudbury man has died after being struck by a tree while walking back to his car following a James Taylor concert at Tanglewood.

The Berkshire district attorney’s office announced Thursday that 61-year-old Lester Holtzblatt was struck by a 20-feet section of a dead tree while walking with his wife along a Lenox road at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.

He was taken by ambulance to Berkshire Medical Center where he was pronounced dead on arrival.

The death is under investigation but is considered an accident.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.

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