Logging accident seriously injures 1 in Pawleys Island

Pawleys Island, SC - PAWLEYS ISLAND, SC (WMBF) - A 60-year-old man was injured Thursday morning when a log fell out of a mechanical claw and struck him in the back of the head.

Midway Fire Rescue spokesman Bob Beebe said the incident occurred around 9;30 a.m. on Sherman Drive in Pawleys Island. Beebe said the man was putting logs onto a truck when the accident happened.

The victim was transported to New Hanover Hospital in Wilmington, NC in serious condition.

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