One Person Dead in Barron County Logging Accident

posted Mar 24, 2020, 8:20 AM by News Room
Tuesday March 24, 2020 - One person is dead following a logging accident in Barron County. Monday afternoon at 12:45pm the Barron County Dispatch Center received a 911 call of a logging accident in a wooded area west of Barron. The initial investigation shows that 56 year old Nathan P. Hecker of Stone Lake was repairing a piece of equipment of a log skidding machine when he became pinned between the cab and engine compartment. Hecker died at the scene.