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24-Foot Tree Falls On Man In Chesterfield County

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24-Foot Tree Falls On Man In Chesterfield County

CHESTERFIELD, VA—A man suffered serious injuries and was taken to VCU Medical Center after a tree fell on him in Chesterfield County on Wednesday morning.

The victim was awake and breathing after an approximately 24-foot tree fell on him, according to Chesterfield County fire officials.

Fire officials freed the trapped man from the tree just before 12:00 p.m. The victim suffered serious injuries, according to fire officials.

It happened in the 7400 block of Pickhurst Court near River Road.

Stay with 8News for updates.

Copyright 2013 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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Written by vaphc

April 4, 2013 at 6:55 am

Posted in Local, Safety, Trees

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