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.