Police & Fire

Man killed while transporting logs in Charleston

By Leela Stockley, Bangor Daily News Staff

CHARLESTON — A man has died from injuries that occurred when loading a trailer with logs in Charleston on Sunday afternoon, April 10.

He was killed just before 4 p.m. according to Fox News Channel 7

The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office said the man had been loading logs into a trailer, when one slipped and fell, striking the cab of his tractor that he was in, Fox News Channel 7 reported. 

The injury did not occur as part of a commercial logging operation, and was on private property, the sheriff’s office said. 

The name of the man has not been released. The Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office will conduct a full investigation.

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