One person dead after logging accident in Vernon County

One person is dead after a logging accident in Vernon County Saturday morning.

Vernon County Sheriff John Spears said 59- year-old Clarence T. Yoder, of rural Hillsboro, has died after being hit with a falling tree limb.

Spears said Yoder was cutting down a tree on private property near Twin Ash Avenue in the Town of Union when the accident happened around 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

The Vernon County Coroner’s Office pronounced Yoder dead at the scene.

The accident is still under investigation.