Coos Bay man dies in logging accident

A Coos Bay man was killed in a logging accident near Galagher Canyon on Monday.

Posted: Apr 17, 2018 5:29 PM

OAKLAND, Ore. - A Coos Bay man has died after a logging accident.

Douglas County Deputies said it happened on Monday, April 16, at approximately 10:00 AM in the area of Galagher Canyon off of 138 W.

They said when emergency crews arrived, they found 49 year-old James Jarrett of Coos Bay, Oregon was caught in piece of logging equipment owned by LA Logging out of Coquille.

Oakland and Kellogg Fire responded to help free the patient from the equipment, but said Jarrett died at the scene.

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