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Sep 5, 2016 4:32 PM

Newton man accidentally amputates foot with chainsaw

NEWTON — First responders were sent to the scene of an accidental amputation on Highland Street Monday afternoon.

A 47-year-old man had accidentally cut his foot off with a chainsaw and was taken to a hospital by ambulance.

The dispatcher sent an ambulance to the scene of a traumatic injury at 3:30 p.m.

No details are available on his condition.

He was transported by ground to an unknown location for medical attention.

NH1 News will have updates as they become available.


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