By Sara Powers

CLAYBANKS TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A commercial tree-trimmer died Tuesday when he fell between 60 feet to 70 feet (18.3 to 21.3 meters) feet from a tree, Michigan State Police said.

The man died at the scene in Claybanks Township west of Rothbury, police said.

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The 60-year-old man was from the Ovid area northeast of Lansing. Police did not immediately release his name.

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The fall occurred around 12:45 p.m., police said.

The Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death.

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