Man crushed by Bobcat in Van Buren Co., killed

Posted at 10:15 AM, Nov 12, 2019

ARLINGTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A man died Tuesday morning after being crushed by a piece of equipment in Van Buren County.

The incident happened Tuesday morning on 28th Avenue between 50th and 52nd streets.

Authorities say a man got out of a Bobcat he was driving to clear snow off and somehow hit a hydraulic switch, causing the bucket to come down on top of him.

The man’s name wasn’t immediately released.