Adair County man dies in logging accident

An Adair County man died Wednesday as a result of a logging accident off Tower Road on Highway 206 has taken the life on an Adair County man.

Tony Burton, age 53, was using a tractor to remove timber when the tractor reportedly overturned, pinning him underneath.

The investigation was turned over to Kentucky State Police due to Sheriff Josh Brockman being a relative of the deceased.

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