Man killed in logging accident

Man killed in logging accident

IZARD COUNTY, AR (KAIT) - A Region 8 man died Friday, Dec. 16, in a logging accident.

Cody Wayne Stewart, 29, of Mt. Pleasant was working with DJ Logging Company in an area off West Road near Highway 58 in Melbourne when the incident occurred.

Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence said Stewart suffered injuries to his head and upper chest when a log being moved by a skidder hit him.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at Eddie's Family Funeral Home in Melbourne. Click here to read his obituary.

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