Ogden Dunes, IN – 70-year-old John McMeans died after he fell while trimming a very large pine tree.
According to reports, McMeans was working as a tree contractor trimming a tree when he fell 40 – 50 feet out of the tree. Chief Jim Reeder believes the accident may have been due to a failure of the safety belt harness strap the victim was using.
McMeans was taken to Methodist Hospitals Northlake Campus in Gary, where he died from his injuries.
For more information; https://www.nwitimes.com/news/man-dies-after-falling-from-tree-when-safety-harness-fails-officials-say/article_2866bb59-09f4-5f72-a7a2-f18d56c3a2f5.html