Man injured by massive falling tree in Old Greenwich

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AJ Ross is at the scene with more (WABC)

A man was struck and injured by a massive tree that toppled over in Connecticut Friday afternoon.

The incident happened just after 1 p.m. on Benjamin Street in Old Greenwich.

Greenwich firefighters removed the victim from underneath the tree, and Greenwich EMS paramedics began medical aid.

The victim is a plumbing contractor from Milford who had been preparing to get in his vehicle when the tree fell on him.

He was transported from the scene to Stamford Hospital with serious injuries.

Several vehicles were also damaged by the tree.

The street is closed off as workers from the Greenwich Tree Department remove the tree.
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