Funeral information set for tree trimmer killed in accident

Man remembered after tree cutting accident
Indian Hill Trail
Indian Hill Trail

HAMILTON COUNTY, OH (FOX19) - Funeral information has been set for a tree trimmer who died earlier this month in Indian Hill.

Services for James Keller will be Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Tredway-Pollitt Funeral Home located at 2131 Cameron Avenue.

The accident happened around 12:50 p.m. Oct. 9. Keller was part of a two-man crew hired by the homeowner to cut down a tree. Authorities say he died of severe head trauma after the tree fell on him.

The Indian Hill Police Department, the Indian Hill/Madeira Fire Department, the Hamilton County Coroner and OSHA are investigating the accident.

Keller's wife, Kelly Severance, says she was aware that his job was hazardous, but he loved what he did. Keller did not have life insurance.

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