Police investigate accidental death of 24-year-old - WNEM TV 5

Police investigate accidental death of 24-year-old

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A 24-year-old man is dead after an accident while on the job.

Jared Kaltenbach was working with an assistant on a tree removal job when the trunk broke and hit him, police said.

Kaltenbach was wearing a climbing harness and a hard hat, and was secured to the tree about 50 feet above the ground at the time of the accident, police said.

He was attempting to fell the tree when the trunk broke.

The accident happened in Ogemaw County's West Branch Township.

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