Madison Man Dies in Yancey Logging Accident

A Madison County man died this morning after a tree fell on him.  32 year old Matthew Gregory Reha of Black Ridge Road Marshall was cutting down a tree at a logging site on Indian Creek in Yancey County when the tree fell and knocked another tree on top of him.  Other workers nearby quickly cut the tree off of Reha and started CPR until help arrived.  The rescue operation from the remote site involved West Yancey Fire Department, Yancey Rescue Squad and EMS.  Reha was transported to Blue Ridge Regional Hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

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