Man falls 25 feet from tree stand in Poolesville

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The man suffered serious injuries as a result of the fall.

POOLESVILLE, Md. (WDVM) — A man fell around 25 feet from a tree stand in Poolesville this afternoon, fire and rescue officials say.

The man suffered serious injuries as a result of the fall. It happened in a rural area of the town, along W. Offutt Rd. and W. Willard Rd. around 3 p.m. Friday afternoon.

Several units responded to the remote scene, including a Maryland State
Police helicopter that airlifted the man to a hospital.

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