Man struck by tree in Fayette County, injured

Local - 7/16/2014 12:45 PM by Rebecca Turco

HAWK’S NEST - A man received critical injuries after being struck by a tree in Hawk's Nest, according to emergency dispatchers.

Fayette County 911 dispatchers said the incident happened just before 10 a.m. Wednesday at the 410 mile post between Hawk's Nest Dam and the Route 16 railroad crossing. No word on how it happened.

The man was airlifted out of Summersville to CAMC General in Charleston, according to dispatchers. Gauley Bridge and Fayetteville Fire Departments responded to the scene, as well as Jan Care Ambulance.


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