Coopersville Man Injured on Summerfest Zip-line

Posted at 9:40 PM, Aug 06, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-06 21:40:08-04

Ottawa County SheriffCOOPERSVILLE, Mich. — A man was injured in a zip-line accident in Coopersville Tuesday evening.

According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, the man was transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries after falling from a platform set up for the town’s Summerfest celebration at around 7:42 p.m.  Officials say the man was not wearing a harness.

The zip-line was initially going to be set up as a temporary attraction from Tuesday until Sunday.  It is unclear at this time if it will be taken down after the accident.