August 13, 2016 12:16 pm
Updated: August 13, 2016 12:21 pm

Tree trimmer falls 100 feet in Brandon

Brandon Police say a Workplace Health and Safety investigation is underway after a tree trimmer fell 100 feet.

Kurt Brownridge / Global News / File

WINNIPEG – A 49-year-old Brandon man was airlifted to Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg after falling 100 feet out of a tree he was trimming.

The man fell onto the roof of a garage and then rolled onto the concrete driveway.

According to Brandon Police the man, who is self-employed with a tree-care business in Brandon, was wearing a safety harness but it snapped.

His status is unknown.

Workplace Health and Safety is investigating.

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