Douglas County Sheriff's Office

MEDIA RELEASE

DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
 Justice Building • Roseburg, Oregon 97470 • (541) 440-4450

John Hanlin
SHERIFF

 

 
Date/Time of Release:  05/09/2012 - 15:30
Contact Person:  Dwes Hutson  
Contact Number:  541-440-4464  
Subject:  Fatal Logging Accident  
Date/Time of Incident:  05/09/2012 - 06:05
Incident Location:  Weyerhaeuser Property, end of Nonpareil Road, Sutherlin, OR  
Case Number:  12-1916  
Deceased:  Peiper, Keone John / 26 yoa / Sutherlin, OR

On May 9th, 2012, at 0605 hours, the 911 center received a call reporting a serious accident at a logging site about 16 miles east of Sutherlin.

Keone Peiper was setting choker on an Allen and Gibbons logging site when he was struck in the head by a log. Medical personnel with Fair Oaks Fire and Fire District 2 responded and determined that Peiper was deceased.

Next of kin has been notified.


     
     
     
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