Bangor Area Man Died Loading Logs onto a Dump Trailer
A Bangor area man died Sunday afternoon after being injured while loading logs onto a dump trailer.
According to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, the man was operating a tractor on School Road in Charleston around 3:30 p.m.
WVII reports Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene after a log broke free, striking the tractor's cab, killing the operator. The man's identity was not released.
Officials say the accident occurred on private property and was not a commercial logging operation. The investigation is ongoing.