BISHOPVILLE, S.C. — A Timmonsville man has died in a logging accident in Lee County.

Local media outlets report the accident occurred Monday afternoon on a farm near Bishopville.

Coroner Larry Logan says that 22-year-old William Mitchell Carter Jr. died at the scene.

Authorities say Carter was using a piece of logging equipment and removing a tree when it fell on top of the machine pushing it into a fishing pond.

An autopsy has been scheduled to determine the cause of death.