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UPDATED: Benedict man dies in Tuesday logging accident

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A 50-year-old Benedict man died in a logging accident Tuesday afternoon when he was struck by a tree that fell from a logging boom.

According to the Cass County Sheriff's Department, Joel Wayne White was transported to Cass Lake Indian Health Services where he was later pronounced dead. He received a crushing injury.

The accident occurred just before 3 p.m. in Pike Bay Township.

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Sarah Smith is the outdoors editor. She covers Hubbard County, courts and breaking news.

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