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News Release
Fatal Industrial Accident - 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. 

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