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Tree worker injured by falling tree near Pescadero

TREE INJURES MAN 1
Cal Fire CZU

PESCADERO, Calif. (KION-TV) -- Multiple agencies responded to reports of a tree worker injured by a falling tree near Pescadero.

The man had to be rescued from a steep hillside and airlifted to the hospital as he suffered major injuries.

CalFire CZU says the incident happened around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters on scene had to use a rope system to extricate the injured man who was 300 feet down a steep hill.

CalFire CZU says the incident took place just outside the CZU Lightning Complex burn area.

News / Santa Cruz County
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Victor Guzman

Victor Guzman is the managing editor at KION News Channel 5/46.

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