LOGGING COMPANY WORKER KILLED IN HOOVER TIMBER CLEARING WORK

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HOOVER, Ala. (AP) – Authorities say a 51-year-old employee of a Centreville-based logging company has been killed in an accident in Hoover.

Hoover police Lt. Keith Czeskleba says a log was being moved by a piece of equipment on Thursday when it fell onto the victim standing below. The worker’s name wasn’t immediately released.

Randolph & Randolph Logging Co. was working to harvest timber from the site of a future residential subdivision at Wilborn Lake near Stadium Trace Parkway when the accident happened.

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