- Associated Press - Friday, January 1, 2016

COOK, Minn. (AP) - A logging accident has killed a 52-year-old man in northern Minnesota.

The St. Louis County sheriff’s office says Scott Thomas of Cook was logging in a section of woods about seven miles west of Cook when a large tree he had been cutting with a chain saw fell on top of him.

The accident was reported about 5:30 p.m. Thursday. Thomas died at the scene.

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