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Man killed in logging incident
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A Dawson County man was killed Monday evening in an incident involving a log splitter at his home.

Dawson County Coroner Ted Bearden identified the man as 56-year-old Michael Walden.

Emergency workers were called to the residence on Apple Ridge 1, off Hwy. 9 South just before 6 p.m. following reports that he had been pinned up against the piece of farming equipment.

The Dawson County Sheriff's Office is investigating the incident.

"We're still trying to determine exactly what happened," said Dawson County Sheriff's Capt. Tony Wooten.

 

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