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By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff

ORRINGTON, Maine — A local woodcutter was killed Tuesday afternoon when he got caught between a skidder and a tree while working in the woods off Mason Hill Road, Assistant Fire Chief Scott Stewart said on Wednesday.

“The victim was pronounced dead at the scene,” he said.

Holden resident William Jordan, 38, was working for local company Larry Eckert and Son, which had been hired to log the private land, Sgt. William Birch of the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Office, who is leading the investigation, said Wednesday.

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