Tulsa Man Dies In Tree-Trimming Accident, Police Say

Monday, August 5th 2019, 3:05 pm
By: News On 6

A Tulsa man is dead after a tree-trimming accident, according to Tulsa Police. Officers said David Sowell was killed Sunday afternoon in the 2400 block of North Maplewood Avenue.

Sowell, 53, was on a 5-foot ladder trimming a large tree on his property, TPD said. He cut through a large limb and fell off the ladder. The tree limb landed on top of him, and he died at the scene, records show.

Police got the call at 1:41 p.m. August 4.