Hunter injured while hunting

A 66 year-old man from Fraser was injured while hunting on Sunday morning. Sanilac Central Dispatch received a 911 call reporting that a man had fallen out of tree stand. Deputies responded to the 2800 block of Burr Road in Washington Twp. An investigation revealed that the homeowner of the property went out hunting and heard a man yelling for help. He discovered that, Charles Lambert, had fallen approximately 20 feet from his tree stand. He was not wearing his safety harness at the time of the fall. Lambert was transported by ambulance to Mckenzie Hospital and later transferred by helicopter to Covenant Hospital in Saginaw for treatment of his injuries. Deputies were assisted at the scene by Applegate Fire Department and Sanilac EMS.