Man dies in sawmaill incident

A 59-year-old Fairview man died Thursday after an apparent accident at an Oscoda County sawmill, the Oscoda County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release.

Emergency personnel were called at about 9:17 a.m. Thursday to help free Lyle Troyer from a debarking machine at the mill in the 700 block of East Miller Road in Comins Township, the sheriff’s office said.

Emergency medical workers were unable to revive Troyer, police said, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The matter remains under investigation.


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