Tree cutting accident claims the life of a Tecumseh Officer

Tecumseh, MI – 45-year-old Darrin Briggs, a Sargent at the Tecumseh Police Department, died in a tree cutting accident.

According to reports, Briggs was using a chainsaw to cut a tree into pieces around 6:50 PM when part of the trunk fell on him.

An investigation shows the tree likely had blown over before the man started cutting it and part of the trunk rotated backward and fell on him, police said.

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