Person falls from roof of lumber business, impaled on fence post

Posted at 9:30 AM, Mar 11, 2015

CAMPBELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Police in Ionia County say a person has suffered unknown injuries after falling from the roof of a lumber business and being impaled on a fence post.

The incident unfolded shortly after 9:00 a.m. at Big L Lumber in Campbell Township/Village of Clarksville.  Dispatchers confirm that the victim was impaled from the hip to the shoulder after falling an unknown distance from the roof of a building.

An Aero Med helicopter was requested due to the severity of the situation, but it was unable to fly due to the dense fog.