Cherry Picker, Fatal Accident, Benton Harbor, Silver Creek Township

Man Pinned, Killed While Parking Cherry Picker In Barn

SILVER CREEK TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A 69-year-old southwestern Michigan man has been killed after getting pinned between a cherry picker he was parking and a barn wall.

The Kalamazoo Gazette and WOOD-TV report that Roger Molter, of Benton Harbor, was repositioning the equipment Saturday afternoon on a Silver Creek Township farm at the time of the accident.

The Cass County sheriff’s office says Molter was found by a family member. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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