CASSOPOLIS, Mich. (WWJ/AP) – An 83-year-old man has been killed by a tree in southwestern Michigan.

The sheriff says Gordon Jackson was cutting down a large tree Friday when it broke free and hit him in Cass County’s Porter Township.

Sheriff Richard Behnke says it was an accident. No other injuries were reported.

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