A Tenmile man died in a fatal logging accident 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 Kent Creek Road near Winston. He was declared dead at the scene.

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

Saphara Harrell can be reached at 541-957-4216 or sharrell@nrtoday.com. Or on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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Saphara Harrell is the crime and natural resources reporter for The News-Review. She previously worked at The World in Coos Bay. Follow her on Twitter @daisysaphara.

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