Logging Employee Struck And Killed

At 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday the El Dorado County Sheriff’s Office received the call of an industrial accident in the El Dorado National Forest. A single male adult was reported to have been crushed by a log while working at a logging operation. Medics and deputies responded to a logging operation off of Wentworth Springs Rd. and located the deceased male. It was determined that the male had sustained fatal head injuries from the accident. The investigation is ongoing and identity will be released once the next of kin notification has been completed.