BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Michigan — Authorities say a southern Michigan man was killed when a limb from a tree he was helping to cut down fell on him.
The Branch County sheriff's department says the accident happened about 10:30 a.m. Tuesday in Butler Township, east of Coldwater.
The Hillsdale Daily News (http://bit.ly/1x64OFS ) says the department identifies the victim as 39-year-old Shane A. Connin, who lived in the area.
The sheriff's department says that Connin was dead when emergency crew members arrived.
Information from: Hillsdale Daily News, http://www.hillsdale.net