Letcher County Man Dies in Saw Accident

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WHITESBURG, Ky. -- An eastern Kentucky man has died in a chain saw accident.

Letcher County Coroner Marty Baker said 39-year-old Charles F. Yeary died Tuesday after cutting himself as he attempted to cut some trees.

Baker says before to the accident, Yeary had used a dozer to drag the fallen tree to a clearing to trim the branches off of the tree.

The accident occurred in Isom.

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