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Smyth County man dies in logging accident

Published On: Aug 27 2013 05:22:21 AM EDT   Updated On: Aug 27 2013 03:56:13 PM EDT
SMYTH COUNTY, Va. -

A Smyth County, Virginia man died after what the Sheriff's Office says was a logging accident on August 21.

They say it happened in the Camp section of the county.

They tell us a tree fell on top of a skidder and 53-year-old Gary Mathena, of Groseclose, was inside the cab of the skidder.

He died at the scene.