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Farmer severely injured by tree

A 51-year-old farmer and forester was severely injured in Kapfenberg (Styria) when he was logging trees yesterday (Thurs). He had to be taken to hospital in a helicopter.

The man and a companion were felling trees in the farmer’s woods in Kapfenberg. Around 11.30 a beech tree fell onto the man and left him severely injured.

His companion was able to get out of the way in time and rescued the injured man. He then called the ambulance.

The injured farmer had to be taken in a helicopter to the regional hospital in Bruck/Mur.

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