Tree trimmer dies after fall while working on Detroit's west side

By John Steckroth - Editor, Jermont Terry - Reporter

DETROIT - A tree trimmer died Friday afternoon after a fall on Detroit’s west side.

The incident happened on Margareta Avenue and Stoepel Street.

The tree trimmer was a contractor doing work for the city when a branch hit the bucket he was in and he suffered a fall. He was knocked unconscious and taken to the hospital with a head injury where he was pronounced dead.

No other information was made available.

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