Chicago man crushed by tree blown over in high winds

BERRIEN COUNTY, Mich. -- Today's weather conditions have turned deadly.  A 53-year-old man from Chicago, Ill., was killed by a tree that blew over in the high winds.

The accident occurred just after 8:30 a.m. at the Dunes Golf Course in New Buffalo Township.

Witnesses say the man was walking between Holes 1 and 2 when the tree blew over and struck him in the head.

The Berrien County Medical Examiner pronounced him dead at the scene.

Police say the victim's name will be released after his family is notified.

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