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Logan man dies when tree falls on truck

By Staff reports

LOGAN -- A man died Friday morning when a large tree fell on his truck and he crashed along W.Va. 10 in Logan County, police said.

West Virginia State Police Cpl. C.D. Kuhn said Carl Adkins, 29, of West Logan, was driving his Chevrolet Silverado truck near Aracoma at about 8:30 a.m. when the tree fell.

Adkins swerved off the road and crashed into a nearby ditch, Kuhn said. Adkins died at the scene, but the trooper didn't know if he died as a result of the crash or from injuries sustained when the tree fell.

Kuhn said accidents involving fallen trees are rare in Logan County and this tree fell naturally.


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