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Letcher County man killed in logging accident

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Posted at 4:44 PM, Sep 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-25 16:44:36-04

LETCHER COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — Kentucky State Police say that a Letcher County man died in a logging accident Tuesday morning.

KSP says that when they got to the scene, the man was unresponsive.

Jimmy Branson, of Whitesburg, was pronounced dead at the scene. He was 48-years-old. It was determined that Branson was hit by a limb that had fallen when a tree was cut down near him.

An autopsy will be performed,