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.

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