Man dies after crashing into a falling tree

Eugene, OR – 59-year-old Michael Coop was killed by a falling tree just west of Creswell.

The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says the “initial investigation indicates that loggers were working in the area and a tree fell in an unintended direction and struck a 2011 Dodge 2500 truck that was traveling westbound on Hamm Road.”

Coop was pronounced dead at the scene.

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