Three Rivers man dies after trimming tree

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Ronald Phillips, courtesy Hohner Funeral Homes.

Ronald Phillips, courtesy Hohner Funeral Homes.

KALAMAZOO COUNTY, Mich. — A man from Three Rivers died after falling at a job site.

This happened Monday, October 3. Kalamazoo County deputies say Ronald Phillips, 49, was trimming a tree at a home in Schoolcraft when he fell from a bucket truck, killing him. Deputies say a portion of the tree he was working on fell in an unexpected way, causing him to plummet 50 feet.

Phillips had a wife and two children.

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