PD: Man dies after getting caught in wood chipper

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CHANDLER, Ariz. -- A man has died after somehow getting caught in a wood chipper, according to the Chandler Police Department.

Police responded to Freeway Chevrolet near Ray Road and Priest Drive at about 10:15 a.m. Thursday and began an investigation.

The man was part of a small landscaping crew using an industrial-sized wood chipper. The Chandler Fire Department confirmed he was decapitated.

Phoenix Trim-a-Tree, LLC., confirmed the man was one of their workers. His identity has not been released.

Information will be updated as it becomes available.