PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a logging accident that killed a man in northwestern Oregon.
The Tillamook County Sheriff’s Office says 32-year-old Casey Schlundt of McMinnville died Wednesday when an unexpected log shift caused a cable to break. The logs and Schlundt fell about 50 feet. He was pronounced dead at the scene in Tillamook.
The sheriff’s office and Oregon OSHA are conducting the investigation.