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Published August 22 2012

Minnesota man dies in logging accident

WALKER, Minn. — A 50-year-old Benedict man is dead after an apparent logging accident in Cass County.

Sheriff Tom Burch says Wednesday that authorities got a call about a logging accident Tuesday afternoon in Pike Bay Township. They arrived to find the man had been hit by a large tree that fell from a logging boom.

The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

His name hasn't been released.