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.

Oregon Coronavirus Cases

Data is updated nightly.

Confirmed Cases: 31503

Reported Deaths: 538
CountyConfirmedDeaths
Multnomah6938136
Marion452292
Washington436959
Umatilla292841
Clackamas231461
Malheur157525
Jackson10914
Lane105916
Deschutes78912
Yamhill74514
Jefferson5168
Polk51115
Morrow4906
Linn48013
Lincoln47513
Union4352
Benton2886
Klamath2772
Wasco2733
Hood River2480
Douglas2213
Josephine1942
Columbia1551
Coos1470
Clatsop1270
Baker912
Crook611
Tillamook510
Curry310
Lake280
Wallowa281
Sherman180
Harney120
Gilliam80
Grant80
Unassigned00
Wheeler00
Eugene
Broken Clouds
70° wxIcon
Hi: 70° Lo: 52°
Feels Like: 70°
Corvallis
Broken Clouds
68° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 54°
Feels Like: 68°
Roseburg
Clear
71° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 53°
Feels Like: 71°
North Bend
Few Clouds
69° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 56°
Feels Like: 69°
KEZI Radar
KEZI Temperatures
KEZI Planner

LATEST FORECAST

Community Events