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Tree Snaps, Strikes Butler Man in the Head

50-year-old Kiel Avenue resident transported to Morristown Medical Center.

A tree snapped and struck a 50-year-old Butler man in the head as Tropical Storm Sandy intensified Monday evening, Butler Police said.

The tree snapped and fell in the man's Kiel Avenue backyard, according to Butler Capt. Chiro Chimento.

The man was transported to Morristown Medical Center. The extent of his injuries was not immediately known.

Patch will update this story when more details are available.

Correction: An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated the man's age.

Royta October 31, 2012 at 03:07 PM
Prayers for Rich, his boys, wife and baby.

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