CLAY BANKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. — A commercial tree trimmer has died after falling more than 60 feet from a tree in Clay Banks Township Tuesday afternoon.
Michigan State Police (MSP) says the 60-year-old Ovid man fell before 1 p.m. We’re told attempts were made to save his life but the man died on the scene.
MIOSHA is assisting MSP in the investigation, but state troopers say they do not suspect foul play.
Troopers from the MSP Hart Post are investigating the death of a Lansing based commercial tree trimmer that fell 60-70' from a tree at 12:43pm this afternoon at a residence in Clay Banks Township in Oceana County. Despite life-saving efforts, the 60-year-old man from Ovid, (1/3) pic.twitter.com/0bZhIufeKg
— @MSPWestMI (@mspwestmi) March 29, 2022