Man falls 35 feet from tree while cutting branches


KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — A man was hospitalized after falling approximately 35 feet from a tree while cutting branches.

It happened around 9:40 a.m. Wednesday in the 1000 block of Royce Street, according to a news release from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety.

Police say the 75-year-old Lawton man was trimming trees and fell approximately 35 feet to the ground. He was found unresponsive and taken to the hospital.

Authorities didn’t release the man’s condition.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety at 269.337.8994 or Silent Observer at 269.343.2100.

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