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Police identify man killed in wood chipper accident in Stonington

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STONINGTON – Police have identified the victim on what they are calling “a terrible accident” that occurred at Ogden Farms, a residential farm property on Anguilla Road in Stonington.

Nicholas M. Reardon, 72, of Harborview Terrace in Stonington and owner of Landscape Unlimited, was found in a wood chipper just before 3 p.m. Thursday.
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Reardon was pronounced dead at the scene.

Reardon was apparently trimming trees while operating the machine by himself when he was partially pulled into the wood chipper. The medical examiner and detectives are investigating the circumstances.