Man taken to hospital by Flight for Life after tree trimming accident in Pleasant Prairie

PLEASANT PRAIRIE -- Pleasant Prairie police say a 46-year-old worker was hurt when he fell while completing a tree trimming job on Monday, January 25th.

It happened shortly before 10:30 a.m. on 86th Place near 3rd Avenue.

Co-workers at the scene indicated the man was working from an elevated position in a tree when he fell.

Flight for Life was dispatched to the scene to take the man to Froedtert Hospital in Milwaukee.

Police then contacted OSHA due to the fact that this was a work-related accident. OSHA representatives responded to the scene to investigate.