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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Man Dies in Logging Accident

A Tioga County man is dead following a logging accident on Tuesday.

Police say 29-year-old Robert Burd of Westfield was working with a logging crew in the woods near Crance Brook Road at around 6:30 and trimming a fallen tree, while another worker was cutting down another tree.

The tree fell in the wrong direction, and onto Burd. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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