Alabama man killed in farm accident

October 31, 2019–7:41 a.m.


A Cherokee County man was killed in a farm-related accident involving a grain auger, Tuesday afternoon at a County Road 560 address.

Floyd EMS the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office and McCords Volunteer Firefighters responded to the scene around 3:30.

According to Cherokee County Coroner Dr. Jeremy Deaton,

49-year-old Christopher Duane Smith of Centre suffered a closed traumatic head injury and was LifeFlighted to Erlanger Medical Center in Chattanooga –  where he later died.

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