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Man critically injured when tree falls on him during right of way work

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Valdese, NC (WBTV) -

A man was injured when a tree fell on him as crews were clearing a power line right of way Wednesday morning.

The incident occurred behind the Valdese Weavers upholstery plant on Malcolm Boulevard near the railroad tracks.

Rescue crews said it took almost an hour to get him to the hospital as mud hampered their rescue efforts.

The man, who has not been identified, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

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