Vehicle Incident Fatality
WILLIAMS, OR - At approximately 5:30am on June 27, 2014, a 911 call was received from a subject at a logging operation location approximately 1.5 miles out Low Divide or approximately 3.5 miles up Caves Camp Rd. (Caves Camp Rd. becomes Low Divide about two miles up Caves Camp Rd.) The subject reported that a vehicle incident involving one of the drivers had occurred and the driver was deceased. EMS agencies responded and Jail staff were notified and immediately called the on call Deputy as well as Sheriff Gilbertson who both responded.
When responders arrived on scene they confirmed the driver, 67yo male, Donald R. Campbell was deceased. According to witnesses, a mishap occurred when a flatbed trailer was being connected to the tractor trailer rig intending to tow it, causing the truck to roll back over the victim who was between the cab and trailer at the time.
OSHA arrived at the scene and is conducting an investigation.
Next of kin was notified.