Weaverville Man Succumbs to Logging Accident Injuries

Trinity County Press Release:


On Friday, January 10, 2014 at approximately 12:40pm Trinity County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch Center received a 911 call reporting an industrial accident at a logging operation near Wildwood Road in the Hayfork area. The victim of the accident was identified as Skylar Williams DOB: 10-14-1993 of Weaverville. Skylar Williams sustained multiple injuries while logging with a crew and was being transported by fellow employees to meet with medical personnel. Mr. Williams was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center in Redding for treatment. Trinity County Sheriff’s Office was contacted later and advised that Skylar Williams had succumbed to his injuries while in route to Mercy Medical Center.

Agency’s involved:

Trinity County Life Support

Hayfork Volunteer Fire Department

Trinity County Sheriff’s Office  


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