Man Dies in Fatal Logging Accident

Fatal Accident

Oakland, Ore. – A Coos Bay man has died after a fatal logging accident. On Monday, April 16, 2018 at approximately 10:00 AM, the Douglas County 9-1-1 Center received a call of a logging accident in the area of Galagher Canyon off of 138 W.

When emergency services personnel arrived, they found that 49 year-old James Jarrett of Coos Bay, Oregon had been caught up into a piece of logging equipment owned by LA Logging out of Coquille. Oakland and Kellogg Fire responded to help free the patient from the equipment. Jarrett died at the scene.

Next of kin has been notified.