Coroner: Man dies in logging accident

Death caused by blunt force trauma

From staff reports

McCLURE – A 19-year-old Centre County man lost his life in a logging accident Wednesday morning in Decatur Township, according to a report from the Mifflin County Coroner’s Office.

Coroner Daniel P. Lynch said David M. King, of Rebersburg, was killed when a tree he had cut came down on top of him, pinning him beneath the tree.

Lynch ruled the death, that occurred in the area of Cave Lane, to have been caused by blunt force trauma.


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