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Oregon man dies after Alaska logging accident
A 51-year-old Oregon man has died after an accident that occurred at a logging operation in Alaska.
Alaska State Troopers say Mark Debater died at a Petersburg hospital where he was being treated following the accident Thursday.
Troopers say that during logging operations on Mitkof Island, Debater was injured when a tree top broke out and fell onto a hook setter.
The name of his hometown was not immediately released.