Man Hurt After Being Pinned To Tractor By Tree 1-04-2011 - WNEM TV 5

Man Hurt After Being Pinned To Tractor By Tree 1-04-2011

MARION TOWNSHIP, Mich.Deputies in Sanilac County were called to a farm near Deckerville after a man was pinned by a tree to a piece of farm equipment.
Sanilac County Sheriff Garry Biniecki said Thomas Roberts, 56, was planting trees on his property when the tree in the skidster loader, similar to a Bobcat, fell out and landed on him.
Biniecke said when deputies arrived, farm workers had lifted the tree off of Roberts but he still remained pinned to the skidster.
Fire and ambulance crews extracted him from the equipment and he was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw for treatment of serious injuries.
Roberts' current condition is not known and no other information was released.
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