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Man injured after being struck by tree in Town of Russia

By WKTV News

RUSSIA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Authorities were on the scene Wednesday morning when a man was reportedly injured after struck by a tree in a field in the Town of Russia.

Kuyahoora Ambulance, fire departments from Poland and Newport, along with New York State Police were on the scene shortly before 10 a.m. Wednesday morning in a field just west of the old Gravesville Store on County Road 242.

A helicopter was called to the scene and the man was reportedly suffering from head, chest and ankle injuries as a result of the accident.

No further details were available as of this writing, including the identity of the man, the severity of his injuries, or how the accident happened.

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