A Bangor area man died Sunday afternoon after being injured  while loading logs onto a dump trailer.

According to the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, the man was operating a tractor on School Road in Charleston around 3:30 p.m. 

WVII reports Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene after a log broke free, striking the tractor's cab, killing the operator. The man's identity was not released.

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Officials say the accident occurred on private property and was not a commercial logging operation. The investigation is ongoing.

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