Logging Accident - Elk River

On 2/4/19 at 1041 hours the Clearwater County Sheriff's Office, along with Clearwater County Ambulance from Elk River , Life Flight, and Two Bear Air out of Montana, responded to a logging accident on the Loop Road in Elk River. Steven R Griffin, 53, from Troy, Idaho was injured by a snag that fell on him. Griffin was then life flighted out because of his injuries. Two Bear Air was contacted by the State Communications, as the information was reported that the victim would have to be hoisted out from the accident scene. The Elk River Ambulance and Life Flight crew were able to retrieve Mr. Griffin without the use of the hoist. Mr. Griffin works for Dave Henderson Logging out of Deary, Idaho.