Fatal Industrial Accident

Douglas Co. Sheriff's Office - 12/04/18

WINSTON, Ore. - 
An industrial accident on Tuesday morning resulted in the death of a 57 year-old Tenmile man. 

A 9-1-1 call was placed to Douglas County Emergency Communications at 9:27 am requesting medical assistance at a logging site off of Kent Creek Road for the male who was injured while working on a piece of equipment. 

The victim, 57 year-old Richard Allen Smith of Tenmile, was declared deceased at the scene. 
The Douglas County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating the death.
Next of kin has been notified.