Logger hospitalized, hit in head by tree - WNEM TV 5

Logger hospitalized, hit in head by tree

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Emergency crews respond after a logger was hit in the head with a tree.

It happened at 11:30 a.m. in Tuscola County.

A Stokes basket is a metal or plastic basket used in search and rescue operations.

The Sheriff’s department was called in, and a Humvee was able to reach back into the woods with a Stokes basket. Emergency crews were then able to get the victim out by Humvee.

The logger was taken to the hospital, that person’s condition is unclear.

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