- Associated Press - Thursday, June 2, 2016

FORT DODGE, Iowa (AP) - Authorities say a maintenance worker was hospitalized after he was injured by a falling tree in Fort Dodge.

The Messenger (https://bit.ly/1Zg9Cna ) reports that the accident happened a little before 9 a.m. Wednesday at Fort Dodge Country Club. Golf course superintendent Mark Siens says the man was cutting down the tree and it struck him as it fell. Assistant Fort Dodge Fire Chief Lenny Sanders says the man wasn’t trapped under the tree.

The man was taken to a hospital. His name wasn’t disclosed.

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