Briceville man dies in Friday logging accident

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Calvin L Daugherty, 60, died Friday.
Daugherty received a head injury during a logging accident in the Vasper Community, according to a report from Campbell County Sheriff's Deputy Travis Bostic. Daughterty was cutting a series of trees off Sharp Lane. These trees were falling slow, according to a witness, Bostic said. One tree fell into a smaller tree, dislodged the tree top, and caused it to spin towards Daugherty. Daugherty was knocked to the ground by the falling tree top.
Lifestar airlifted Daugherty to UT Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead due to his head injuries, Bostic said.
Daugherty was a resident of Briceville, Tenn.