isaac shoulders 300HOPKINS COUNTY, Ky. (12/31/13) — A Webster County man died during a logging accident Monday, Dec. 30 on Dame Road just north of Hanson.

Hopkins County Coroner Dennis Mayfield told SurfKY News that James Isaac Shoulders, 21, was cutting down trees around 3 p.m., when an unexpected accident happened.

“This was a pure accident,” said Mayfield. “He was cutting down a tree and it just fell on him. He died from those injuries.”

According to the coroner, Shoulders was sawing a tree for a company that has been clearing land along the Pennyrile Parkway. The tree kicked back and fell on him causing multiple blunt force trauma on the scene.

Amber Averitt
SurfKY News Reporter

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