Mingo County man electrocuted

MINGO COUNTY, W.Va. (WYMT/WSAZ) - The name of a logger who was electrocuted has been released.

The Mingo County Sheriff's Office says that Elbert Allen Hinkle, 27, of Beech Creek, was electrocuted around noon Tuesday in the Newtown area.

Investigators say Hinkle was on his lunch break and was electrocuted in an un-work related incident.

Hinkle was an employee with C&A Timber Company.


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