Man killed in Monroe County logging accident identified

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office released the name of the man who died after being run over by a piece of logging equipment.

The Monroe County 911 Communications Center received a 911 call at about 12:40 p.m. on Friday May 15 that Clifford Travis, 38, of rural Sparta, was involved in a logging accident on CTH Y in the Township of Leon.

The incident is still under investigation by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office and Medical Examiner’s Office pending the results of an autopsy.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted at the scene by the Sparta Area Fire District and the Sparta Area Ambulance Service.