DPW Worker Injured by Falling Tree Branch

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WILKES-BARRE -- A falling branch from a damaged tree sent a DPW worker to the hospital in Wilkes-Barre.

It happened on Academy Street around 6 p.m. Monday.

Witnesses say the tree was damaged when the storm blew through, but when workers came by later to remove the damaged tree, a branch fell and hit one of the workers.

The crew on the scene said his injury was minor and he is expected to be OK.