Cass County man killed trying to cut down tree, which falls on him

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PORTER TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Deputies in Cass County say an 83-year-old man was killed Friday trying to cut down a tree.

Deputies say the man, identified as Gordon Jackson, was killed on Old 112 Road just after 2 p.m.

Investigators say the tree fell on Jackson causing his death.

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  • Dennis C. Fait

    I did what that 83-year-old should have done: I hired expert professionals to cut down my locust tree. Cost me $400.