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Potlatch employee dies in fall Saturday

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     A Potlatch Lumber Mill employee from Grand Rapids fell to his death Saturday at the plant in northern Hubbard County.


     According to the Hubbard County Sheriff’s Department, 23-year-old Mitchell Harthan was performing maintenance at the plant 40 to 50 feet in the air when a catwalk he was standing on collapsed and he fell to the ground.

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Sarah Smith
Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers courts, business and breaking news in addition to outdoors events.
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