Chainsaw kick-back causes fatal injuries in Trinidad

UPDATE 4/4/18 – The victim has been identified as 29-year-old Edgardo Tirado-Rangel.

Trinidad, CA – A 29-year-old man has died following an accident involving a chainsaw. According to reports, witnesses stated the man was using a chainsaw to cut up some brush when it kicked back at him causing fatal injuries. Cal/OSHA and the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office are currently investigating this incident. The man’s identity has not been released.

For more information; https://www.northcoastjournal.com/NewsBlog/archives/2018/04/02/man-killed-in-trinidad-chainsaw-accident

http://kiem-tv.com/2018/04/02/fatal-chainsaw-accident-man-killed-while-clearing-brush-near-trinidad/

Do you have more info about this story? Help us out by letting us know!