Logging worker dies when skid-steer loader overturns

Ashland, OR – 89-year-old Russell Gilbert Elder died at a worksite on private timberland south of Ashland on Wednesday.

According to the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office, “Deputies learned Elder had been operating a skid-steer loader, which overturned on a slope.”

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

For more information; https://kpic.com/news/local/logger-89-killed-when-skid-steer-loader-overturned-south-of-ashland

https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states/oregon/articles/2019-10-24/89-year-old-man-dies-in-logging-accident

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