Man Dies in Logging Accident near Campbellsburg
CAMPBELLSBURG - (March 23, 2022) - On Tuesday evening, March 22, at approximately 7:30 pm, deputies along with the Washington County Ambulance Service and First Responders with the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire Department were dispatched to a possible fatal logging accident at 8133 N. White River Road, near Campbellsburg, Indiana.
When deputies arrived on the scene, the section of the tree that struck Smith had been removed by the juvenile. Smith was pronounced deceased at the scene.
Evidence at the scene indicated that Kent Smith, page 67 of Hardinsburg, Indiana was struck by a falling tree that was being cut behind him, by a male juvenile of Campbellsburg, Indiana.
Deputy Gavin Hurst is the investigating officer and was assisted by the Washington County Coroner’s Office, the Washington County Ambulance Service and First Responders from the Campbellsburg Volunteer Fire Department.