Columbus man injured in fall from tree stand

 Columbus man injured after fall from tree stand (Bartholomew County)Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating a hunting related accident that occurred Saturday in Bartholomew County. Just after 8 p.m., responders were dispatched to private property near the 11000 block of S 800 W, for an injured person who fell from a tree stand. Zachary Burbrink, 33, Columbus, was injured when a cable securing his stand to a tree broke causing Burbrink to fall approximately 12 feet to the ground. He was not utilizing a full body safety harness at the time of the incident. Burbrink  was transported, via helicopter, to IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis with a back injury. Assisting agencies were the Southwest Fire Department, Harrison Twp. Fire Department, Columbus Regional Hospital EMS, Bartholomew Co. Sheriff’s Department.

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