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UPDATE: Logger Electrocuted, Name Released

UPDATE 3/27/13 @ 11:45 a.m.
MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- The name of a logger who was electrocuted has been released.

The Mingo County Sheriff's Office tells WSAZ.com that Elbert Allen Hinkle, 27, of Beech Creek, was electrocuted around noon Tuesday in the Newtown area.

Investigators tell WSAZ.com that Hinkle was on his lunch break and was electrocuted in an un-work related incident.

Hinkle was an employee with C&A Timber Company.



ORIGINAL STORY 3/27/13 @ 6 a.m.
MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WSAZ) -- A 27-year-old logger has been killed in an accident in Mingo County.

It happened about noon Tuesday in the Newtown area. We're told the man worked for C & A Timber Company.

The man's name, along with details of the accident have not been released.

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