Man Killed In Skid Loader Accident

He was pinned by the  skid loader.



Walkersville, Md (KM) The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a man who was operating a skid loader on his property on Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities say Dennis Patrick Cavell II, 40, was outside of the skid loader in the 10,600 block of Harp Road when his head got caught in the arm of the machine, causing some injuries. His father was able to remove his son from the skid loader.

Police, fire and rescue were dispatched just after 5:30 PM, but Cavell was pronounced dead at the scene..

His body has been taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

This incident is being handled as a death investigation, according to the Sheriff’s Office.


By Kevin McManus