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Posted: Thursday, June 21st 2012 at 5:48pm

Cleveland man injured by falling tree

By Dean Dyer Staff
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
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A tree rolled onto a Cleveland man Thursday afternoon, sending him to an Atlanta hospital via air ambulance.
CLEVELAND - A 74-year-old Cleveland man has been airlifted to Atlanta Medical Center for injuries he sustained Thursday afternoon when a portion of a large pine tree rolled over him.

White County Fire Department Spokeswoman Ana Newberry said the man was watching someone cutting a tree near his home on Rogers Road when the tree fell onto a house and then rolled onto him.

No other details, including the man's identity, have been released at this time.

This story will be updated as more details become available.

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