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OCHOCO fOREST -- A Silver Lake man, camping with friends, was killed Monday night when a tree, blown over by high winds, came crashing down onto his trailer, crushing it. 76-year-old Jack Pierson was out with long-time friends off Forest Road 22 near Scotts Camp in the Ochoco’s.  The windstorm sheared off the tree near the stump around 10 o’clock. Pierson’s friends went through the debris and located him, already deceased. Due to no cell service in the area the friends had to drive for an hour to get coverage and call for help. Crook County responders determined Pierson died instantly in a tragic accident.

 

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