Injured logger found by hunter in Lincoln County
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A 50-year-old man was injured while logging in the woods in Lincoln County, near the town of Russel, earlier this month.
A hunter in the are found the injured logger and called 9-1-1. The logger told police that he had been logging by himself when a tree he had cut fell on him and broke his left leg. He was in extreme pain and unable to walk for 8 hours before the hunter found him. In addition to his broken leg, first responders reported that the man was also suffering from hypothermia.
The man was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital for treatment of his injuries.