Man airlifted to WA hospital with grinder injury

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LONGVIEW, Wash. (AP) -- A Cowlitz County fire spokesman says a 53-year-old man has been airlifted from the Longview, Wash., area to a Vancouver hospital for treatment of a severe facial injury caused by a commercial-grade power grinder.

Cowlitz 2 Fire and Rescue spokesman Bryan Ditterick described the injury Friday as "very serious." He said he didn't know exactly what happened.

The Daily News said the man was not identified.

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Information from: The Daily News, http://www.tdn.com