Fatal Logging Accident


It happened this evening about 7:00 PM on WV Hwy 5 in Stouts Mill area on the new gravel road right before sliding Run Road.

Kenneth Self, 44, of Dusk Camp was the victim in the accident.

Reportedly, when cutting a tree, the tree fell on him.

He was self employed with his own timbering contracting license.

His coworker was the one called in the accident to 911.

Crews are cutting up the tree to get to him.

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