New Canton Man Dead Following Logging Accident
A logging accident Saturday claims the life of a New Canton Illinois man.
Pike County Illinois Sheriff Paul Petty says logging equipment fell on 40 year old Michael Winchell of Pleasant Hill. Winchell was reportedly clearing lumber with a log skidder when the accident occurred. Winchell was pronounced dead by the Pike County Coroner. Cause of the accident is under investigation. Firefighters from New Canton... Hull... Kinderhook and Barry assisted along with Pike County Ambulance crews.