Emergency personnel rescue man dangling from a climbing harness

Nacogdoches, TX – Emergency personnel rescue an unidentified man that had gotten tangled up in his safety harness and had been dangling from a tree for about 30 minutes.

Sgt. Ricky King with the Center Police Department said the man had been working to cut a tree limb when he got tangled up in his safety harness and line. The man had been hanging by his feet for about 30 minutes.

The Center PD sergeant said the man tried to pull himself up, but he eventually got too tired to keep doing it.

A pickup was brought in and placed under the man, so emergency personnel could get to him. Center police officers and firefighters worked for about 15 minutes to free the man.

The man refused medical treatment and was unharmed from the incident.

For more information; https://www.ktre.com/2019/07/05/center-emergency-personnel-rescue-man-who-had-been-dangling-tree/

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