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State Police Investigating Fatal Logging Accident in Tucker County

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ST GEORGE -

A contractor working for a logging company is dead after an accident in Tucker County Tuesday.

West Virginia State Police said William Skinner, 59 of Horner, was working on the ground at a logging site on Location Road near St. George, when a cut tree fell on top of him.

State Police said Skinner was the owner of Skinner Logging Company and that the company was contracted to do work for High Mountain Logging Company.

Tucker County 911 said the Parsons Volunteer Fire Department, Tucker County EMS, and the Tucker County Sheriff's Department, and West Virginia of Forestry responded to the scene.