The accident has been confirmed by the Assin Praso District Police Commander, DSP Moses Osakonor.
According to the police commander, the bucket of the tricycle had been removed to aid the transportation of the logs from the bush to Atwereboanda township.
The two other passengers sitting on the logs, jumped from the moving tricycle when they sensed danger.
The tricycle which was struggling with balancing eventually somersaulted and the rider who is the deceased got trapped under the logs
George Appiah, alias Osimpo, died instantly after being trapped under the logs.
A police team that visited the accident scene have conveyed his body to a mortuary for preservation while investigations continue into the case.
The deceased was a Unit Committee Member for the Assin Atwereboanda area.