Cumberland Times-News

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October 9, 2013

Tucker County mishap kills logger - 10/10

PARSONS, W.Va. — A 59-year-old Lewis County man was fatally injured in a logging accident Tuesday in Tucker County.

William P. Skinner, 59, of Horner, died from injuries suffered when a tree fell on him while he was working at a logging site near Parsons, according to West Virginia State Police Cpl. D.W. Burge.

Skinner was working with his company, Skinner Logging, in contractual work for High Mountain Timber when the accident occurred, police said.

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