Local man dies after being struck, run over by bulldozer

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A Shepherd man was killed in a fatal industrial accident after being caught up underneath a bulldozer.

At 7:35 a.m. on Tuesday, the Shepherd Police Department responded to reports of an industrial accident at WDS Enterprises on E. Blanchard Road in Coe Township.

When police arrived, a 46-year-old Shepherd man was receiving life-saving measures from a co-worker before aid was continued by the police department, the Shepherd Tri-Township Fire Department, and the Isabella County Sheriff’s Office. The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police believe the man was pulled under a bulldozer he had just gotten out of that went back into gear and started moving forward with no one inside. The bulldozer struck multiple semi-trailers. There were no additional injuries.

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(1) comment

Bill C.

What is up with the unrelated stock photo? Do you actually not know what a bulldozer is? Because you are not even close with that pic. Pretty disrespectful and insensitive to not even put a minute worth of thought and effort into choosing what photo accompanies a story about a tragic death. Honestly, I don't know what has become of WNEM lately, but somebody better start paying closer attention to what gets published BEFORE it gets published.

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