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

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.

Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley

Leela Stockley is a journalism and anthropology student at the University of Maine, and will graduate in May. She was raised in northern Maine, and loves her cat Wesley and staying active in the Maine...