On 9-24-2019 at 1:42pm, Richland Co Dispatch received a 911 call of a logging accident at 26553 Section Hollow Ln. off County Highway I in Rockbridge Township. Sheriff’s Deputies responded as did Richland County EMS and Richland Center Fire. A Richland Co Sheriff’s Deputy arrived first on scene and discovered that 83 year old Lester W. Mick was cutting trees on his property, on a hillside. His son, Robert “Wayne” Mick was also on the property using a log splitter. Wayne heard a bunch of limbs breaking in the woods behind him and went to check on his dad. It was discovered the tree being cut by Lester Mick had fallen on top of him, pinning him underneath. Lester Mick was pronounced dead at the scene by a Deputy Richland County Coroner. No other injuries were reported. Funeral services for Lester W. Mick are pending with the Pratt Memorial Chapel in Richland Center.