A 6-year-old Connecticut boy died earlier today following an accident with a wood chipper that his father was working with.

Police in Salem said the accident happened around 8:45 a.m. at 24 Brookside Drive.

Jeffrey Bourgeois and his two older siblings were helping their father, Scott, owner of C & S Tree Removal LLC, clear some land when the accident happened.

It is believed that the senior Bourgeois had turned his back to gather some bushes when the Jeffrey put a branch into the wood chipper and got sucked in.

Jeffrey was pronounced dead at the scene.

The horrific accident is being investigated.

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