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Timmonsville man dies from tree logging accident

LEE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) - A Timmonsville man has died while logging trees on Tolsom Farms Monday afternoon.

According to Lee County Coroner Larry Logan, 22-year-old William Mitchell Carter Jr. died on the scene.

Carter was logging trees on Tolsom Farms near Hwy. 27 and Luckey Road in Lee County; he was removing a tree, the tree fell, rolling the piece of equipment he was operating from inside, that equipment ended up in a fishing pond with him in it.

Another worker was able to pull him out, however not in enough time for him to survive.

Carter was working with his dad who owns a logging business.

The cause of death has not yet been determined.

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