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Young adult killed in logging accident in Monroe County

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New Richmond News
Young adult killed in logging accident in Monroe County
New Richmond Wisconsin 127 South Knowles Avenue 54017

A 24-year-old man was killed in a weekend logging accident in west central Wisconsin.

Authorities said the man was cutting trees for firewood near Oakdale in Monroe County, when a tree fell and landed on him.

He tried to run out of the way, but was pinned. The victim was unconscious when First Responders arrived. He was pronounced dead a short time later.

Officials said he was working with other family members when the incident happened on Saturday. His name was not immediately released.

news@piercecountyherald.com
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