Man Killed in Logging Accident Near Hot Springs

By Beacon Staff

HOT SPRINGS – Sanders County officials say a 71-year-old man has died in a logging accident in western Montana.

Officials say Herbert Edgar Sais died Friday while cutting ponderosa pine with his son when a cut pine hit another tree that fell on him.

Officials say the accident happened outside the town of Hot Springs.

Sanders County Deputy Coroner Dan Bates says Sais died while being transported by ambulance to a medical center in Ronan.