Falling Tree Kills Man in Luce County

An elderly Schoolcraft County man is dead after a tree fell on him over the weekend.

State police from the Newberry post say it’s 83-year-old Wallace Kalinski of Manistique.

The accident happened sometime Saturday afternoon.

The call came in a little before 5pm from Lakefield Township, in Luce County.

A tree had fallen on Kalinski while he was cutting trees with a chainsaw near County Road 465.

When EMTs got there, they started giving him CPR and took him to Helen Newberry Joy Hospital.

He died there shortly after arriving.

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