Rockefeller Center Christmas tree cut down in Shelton

The Rockefeller Christmas Tree is heading from Connecticut to New York City to make its debut this holiday season. Workers cut down a 76-foot Norwegian

SHELTON - The Rockefeller Christmas Tree is heading from Connecticut to New York City to make its debut this holiday season.

Workers cut down a 76-foot Norwegian Spruce from a Shelton family's front yard that will be this year's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

Crews used a crane to hoist the 12-ton tree onto a truck and take it 70 miles to New York City.

This is the second tree from Shelton to be chosen in six years. 

For more on this year's Rockefeller Center tree, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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