Log falls off truck and injures man while unstraping

51 year old Bruce Cole Jr. was injured when a log fell off his truck and struck him. Cole was delivering logs to Middleton Sawmill and Logging and he had parked on a downhill slope. He was taking off the boom straps when a log rolled off the top of the pile. Cole attempted to run out of the way but the log struck him and knocked him into the rear tire of the trailer. The log then fell across both his lower legs. Cole suffered two broken ankles and multiple contusions. He was airlifted to University of Louisville Hospital for treatment.

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