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.