Logging Accident Claims Life

Quentin Levi Douglas Campbell, 20, of Bridgeport was pronunced deceased after a logging accident in Casner Township in rural Jefferson County on August 11.

The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office received a 9-1-1 call transfer from the Washington County Sheriff's Office reporting that a tree had fallen on a subject.

Jefferson County Sheriff's Deputies, Woodlawn Fire Protection District, and Litton's Ambulance Personnel initially responded with Ashley Fire Protection District and Air Evac called for mutual aid.

Campbell was working locally with several other crew members for a logging firm from Lawrence County, Illinois. At this time, no foul play is suspected, however the investigation is ongoing by the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office and the Jefferson County, Coroner's Office.