One man dead after logging accident in Alabama

Published 7:15 am Thursday, January 12, 2023

A logging accident in Alabama killed a man Wednesday when he was struck by a tree.

The man was identified as Wesley Thorpe, 43, of Frankewing, Tennessee. Apparently he was working as part of a logging crew that was cutting trees in Limestone County, Alabama, off Reunion Road near the Reunion Church of Christ, The News Courier newspaper reported.

The newspaper reported that OSHA was investigating the indicent.