South Dayton Man Dies in Logging Accident

12:51 PM, Dec 28, 2012   |    comments
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CHERRY CREEK, N.Y. - Chautauqua County Sheriff's deputies say one man has died following a fatal logging accident on Route 83 Thursday.

Deputies say 36-year-old Harvey Detweiler was cutting large pine trees down at 2:30 p.m. when a partially rotten tree fell from behind and struck him.

Investigators say it's not known what caused the tree to fall.



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