Man Recovering After Being Pinned By Tree - WLNS TV 6 Lansing - Jackson | Your Local News Leader

Man Recovering After Being Pinned By Tree

An Owosso man is recovering from hypothermia and othe injuries after he spent the night outside - pinned to the ground by a log from a tree.

Firefighters say the 68-year-old man was trimming tree branches at the Owosso Country Club late Tuesday evening when the accident happened. A log rolled on top of his leg, leaving the man unable to escape.

He spent the night outside. Authorities got a call at 7:30 a.m. about the "missing man." They found him shortly afterwards.

Paramedics took him to Hurley Hospital in Flint where he's being treated for hypothermia and an injury to his leg.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WLNS. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Click Here to link to the FCC's public inspection file for WLNS-TV and Here to view the WLAJ-TV file. Persons with Disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's FCC public inspection file should contact: Teresa Morton- Program Director for WLNS and WLAJ at 517-372-8282. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or