Stanchfield man killed in tree accident

A 58-year old Stanchfield man was killed Sunday, Feb. 16, after a tree he was cutting down fell on him.

According to a press release provided by the Isanti County Sheriff’s Office, dispatchers received a medical call at 10:24 a.m. along the 40300 block of Vickers Street Northeast in Stanchfield.

Upon arrival, officers learned that Michael Dennis had been cutting down a tree when the tree fell and hit him. Witnesses at the scene immediately started CPR, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Isanti County Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Braham Police Department, Braham Fire Department, Allina Ambulance and Isanti County Safety and Rescue.