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Tree trimmer injured in North Lawrence

December 9, 2011

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A man who was injured while trimming trees Friday afternoon in North Lawrence was flown to a Kansas City area hospital.

Emergency personnel put a man into a Lifestar helicopter near Lyon Park in North Lawrence, Friday afternoon. The man was injured in an accident while cutting branches from a tree.

Emergency personnel put a man into a Lifestar helicopter near Lyon Park in North Lawrence, Friday afternoon. The man was injured in an accident while cutting branches from a tree.

Division Chief Eve Tolefree of Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical said the man was taken to Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. He was injured about 3:15 p.m. while working for a private company, she said.

The man’s injuries were not life-threatening, Tolefree said.

Comments

Elaine Elliott 3 years, 6 months ago

He just got out of surgery at KU med. He's gonna make it. Thanks for being concerned!
-tree trimmers girlfriend

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