WEST UNION, W.Va. (AP) - Federal regulators are investigating a fatal logging accident in Doddridge County.
Police say Steven Knotts was killed Monday when a tree fell on him as he was clearing trees.
Knotts worked for pipeline contractor Pete Gould & Sons Inc. of Ravenswood.
Pete Gould & Sons president James Gold tells The Exponent Telegram (http://bit.ly/WhwKX5 ) that the 44-year-old Orma resident was an experienced tree cutter.
U.S. Department of Labor regional director Leni Uddyback-Fortson says the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating.