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One dead in North Idaho logging accident

Wed., May 20, 2009, 1:10 p.m.

A man died in a logging accident near Harrison this morning, according to the Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office.

Initial reports indicated a tree had fallen on the man near Burma Road and Emerald Drive, east of Lake Coeur d’Alene.

The accident was reported at 8:40 a.m., and investigators remained on scene as of this afternoon. The victim’s name is being withheld until family is notified.

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