TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The Tulsa Police Department said a man died Sunday afternoon after trimming a large tree limb on his property.
Police identified the victim as 53-year-old Mike Sowell.
After investigating, police say the Sowell was on a five-foot ladder, trimming a large limb from a tee on his property.
Police say when he cut through the limb he fell off the ladder and the limb landed on top of him.
Sowell died at the scene.
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