Man killed while cutting trees in eastern Kentucky

Man killed while cutting trees in eastern Kentucky
Authorities say a man has been killed while cutting trees in eastern Kentucky. (Source: WMBF News)

WHITESBURG, Ky. (AP) - 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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