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Ridgway logger injured in accident near Kane

February 1, 2014

Photo by Ted Lutz Kane firefighters carry the victim to a waiting helicopter following a logging accident Friday in the Allegheny National Forest. The victim is tentatively identified as Tom Luchs of Ridgway. He is listed in "fair" condition at the UPMC Medical Center in Erie.

A Ridgway logger was injured Friday in a work-related accident in the Allegheny National Forest near Kane.
Tim Holt, chief of the Kane Volunteer Fire Department, identified the victim as Tom Luchs. He is listed as the president of TMJ Logging of 25 Morgan Ave., Ridgway.
Luchs suffered a "severe leg injury," according to Mike Volpe, a Kane Emergycare ambulance paramedic.

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