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Smyth County man dies in logging accident

By Tarah Taylor
Published On: Aug 27 2013 04:22:21 AM CDT
Updated On: Aug 27 2013 02:56:13 PM CDT
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.