Thursday, October 18, 2018

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One person dead at Clark County logging site

NEILLVSVILLE — A person was found dead at a logging site in the Rock Dam area, according to the Clark County sheriff’s office.

Officials received a 911 call at about 4:43 p.m. Friday about a possible death. Initial investigation indicates a logging employee died near some logging equipment.

Clark County Coroner Richard Schleifer pronounced the worker dead at the scene. 

The Greenwood Area Fire and Ambulance Service responded to the scene with the Clark County sheriff’s office, Mayo Air Ambulance and Schleifer. 

The Clark County sheriff’s and coroner’s offices and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration are continuing the investigation. 

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