Man killed in tree-cutting accident in Abbeville Co.


ABBEVILLE CO., SC (WSPA) – A man has died after he was injured in a tree cutting accident in Honea Path.

According to the Abbeville County Coroner, the accident happened on Branyon Road, Tuesday.

The coroner identified the victim as 58-year-old Robert Blackston.

Blackston died shortly before 9:00pm from blunt force trauma to the head and chest when the tree that was being cut fell on him, according to the Abbeville County Coroner’s Office.

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