Police ID man killed while cutting tree in Gratiot County - ABC 12 – WJRT – Flint, MI

Police ID man killed while cutting tree in Gratiot County

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GRATIOT COUNTY (WJRT) - (06/10/14) - A man cutting a tree was killed when it shifted and fell on top of him.

The Gratiot County Sheriff's Department say the man is 68-year-old George Tomlin.

He was cutting a tree on his property, behind his home, in the 1500 block of North Warner. That's in Sumner Township.

Rescuers had to inflate air bags under the tree to free him.

Tomlin was alone when the accident happened.

Someone found him and called for help just before 8:30 Monday night.
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