Cass County man killed trying to cut down tree, which falls on him

Posted at 7:55 AM, May 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-06 07:55:50-04

PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Deputies in Cass County say an 83-year-old man was killed Friday trying to cut down a tree.

Deputies say the man, identified as Gordon Jackson, was killed on Old 112 Road just after 2 p.m.

Investigators say the tree fell on Jackson causing his death.