Weaverville man killed in logging accident in Trinity County

Jan 13, 2014 1:26 PM

A man succumbed to his fatal wounds en route to Mercy Medical Center after suffering multiple injuries while logging near Wildwood Road in the Hayfork area last Friday, according to the Trinity County Sheriff’s Office.

According to the Sheriff’s Office’s press release, dispatch received a 911 call around 12:40 p.m. last Friday for an accident at a logging operation. The victim, identified as 20-year-old Skylar Williams of Weaverville, suffered multiple injuries. Exactly how he suffered those injuries and what he was doing prior to the accident was not immediately released.

Williams was airlifted to Mercy Medical Center but died before reaching the hospital.


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