LODD: Ore. firefighter, 19, dies after being hit by fallen tree
Authorities said Trenton Martin Johnson was part of a 20-person crew fighting a forest fire
Duty Death: Trenton Martin Johnson - [Merlin, Oregon]
By FireRescue1 Staff
MISSOULA, Mont. — A firefighter died Wednesday after being hit by a fallen tree while battling a fire in the Lolo National Forest.
KTVH reported that the Trenton Martin Johnson, 19, was battling the fire as part of a 20-person crew from Grayback Forestry Inc.
Johnson was flown to a hospital for treatment, but died from his injuries.