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Oregon man killed in logging accident

Published on May 11, 2012 3:01AM

Last changed on May 11, 2012 6:49AM

SUTHERLIN, Ore. (AP) -- A man has been killed in a logging accident in Southern Oregon.

The Douglas County Sheriff's Office says 26-year-old Keone Peiper of Sutherlin was hit in the head by a log Wednesday morning while attaching cables to downed logs to winch them up to a loading area on private timberland outside Sutherlin.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Copyright 2012 The AP.


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