Man Tree Trimming Falls and Succumbs To Injuries

At approximately 10:49AM, Saturday, June 20, 2020 the Ogden Dunes Fire Department, Ogden Dunes Police Department, along with Portage Fire Department ALS Rescue-Medic Paramedics were dispatched by the Porter County Central Communications (911) Center to the area of Beach Lane and Shore Drive in Ogden Dunes, Indiana for a man that fell from a tree from approximately forty to fifty feet (40’-50’) high while engaging in tree trimming activities on a very tall pine tree.

Upon arrival responders provide emergency medical care; he was transported to the emergency department at Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, Indiana; where he succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced deceased.

The victim was a tree trimming contractor, a preliminary finding revealed a failure of the safety belt harness the victim was wearing. The Ogden Dunes Police Department is conducting a death investigation.

Thoughts, prayers, and condolences are extended to the victims next of kin, family. and friends. The victim’s name is being withheld till notifications have been made.

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