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Coast Guard rescues logger who fell 60 feet near Mapleton

The Coast Guard lifted the logger 200 feet into a helicopter.

Posted: Dec. 14, 2018 6:11 PM

MAPLETON, Ore. – A logger is in the hospital after getting rescued by the Coast Guard near Mapleton.

The 35-year-old man fell 60 feet in the Siuslaw National Forest Thursday afternoon.

The Coast Guard lifted the logger 200 feet into a helicopter because there was nowhere to land.

He was taken to the hospital with neck and back injuries. His condition is unknown.

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