One Dead in Logging Accident near Cook

A 52-year-old man is dead after a logging accident near Cook Thursday night. 

The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office responded to the incident in the 10,000 block of Wein Road just west of Cook around 5:30 Thursday night. 

Police say that Scott Thomas was logging a section of woods off of the Wein Road when a large tree that he had been cutting down with a chainsaw fell on top of him. 

Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene. 

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