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Man killed on job in Jones County

JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) - A logging skidder operator in Jones County was killed this morning when the skidder ran over and crushed him.

The incident happened at a logging site off of Sandersville-To-Eucutta road about 9:30a.m. The photo shows the piece of equipment the victim was operating.

 Authorities believe he may have gotten off the machine to check a mechanical problem, when one of the tires rolled over him.  He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The victim's name has not been released yet.  

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