Name of Man Killed When Chainsaw Kicked Back Released
The Humboldt County Coroner’s Office has identified the man killed in an industrial accident on April 2, 2018 as 29-year-old Edgardo Tirado-Rangel.
According to witnesses on scene, Tirado-Rangel was clearing brush on a rural property near Trinidad using a chainsaw when the tool kicked back at him. Tirado-Rangel sustained fatal injuries.
The Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office would like to thank crews with CAL FIRE and the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for their assistance in this case.