Tenmile man dies in industrial accident near Winston

Richard Allen Smith, 57, was injured while working on a piece of equipment at a logging site off of Kent Creek Road.

Posted: Dec. 4, 2018 5:13 PM

WINSTON, Ore. -- A Tenmile man died in an industrial accident outside Winston Tuesday morning, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said.

Richard Allen Smith, 57, was injured while working on a piece of equipment at a logging site off of Kent Creek Road.

Douglas County Emergency Communications received a request for medical assistance just before 9:30 a.m.

Smith was declared dead at the scene.

The Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating the death.

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