CHARLESTON — A man died as a result of a logging accident Sunday afternoon.
According to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, a male was hit with a log while operating a tractor on School Road in Charleston.
Sheriff’s deputies were called at about 3:45 p.m. after a log broke free while the man was loading logs onto a dump trailer.
Officials say this occurred on private property and was not a commercial logging operation.
Nobody else was injured, and the investigation is ongoing