Elderly Man Seriously Injured By Falling Tree in Clinton

An elderly man suffered serious injuries when he was hit by a falling tree in Clinton this morning.

Officials from the Clinton Volunteer Fire Department said they received a 911 call reporting a tree cutting incident at 9:50 a.m. 

When crews arrived, they found the man was hit by a falling tree, but was not pinned under it, officials said.

Firefighters removed the man from the woods and LifeStar flew him to Yale-New Haven Hospital. 

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