Man killed while cutting trees in eastern Kentucky

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WHITESBURG, Ky. (WEHT)- Authorities say a man has been killed while cutting trees in eastern Kentucky.  State police said in a statement that they were notified Saturday morning of a logging accident in Letcher County.

An investigation found that a tree cut by workers got stuck in the top of another tree and later fell and struck 25-year-old David Michael Thomas.

The Knott County man received fatal injuries. No one else was hurt. Police were continuing to investigate.

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(This story was originally published on January 13, 2020)

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