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Vergas man injured by falling tree

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A Vergas man was taken to the hospital Sunday after a tree fell on his leg, according to the Fergus Falls Daily Journal.

Todd Bunkowski, 53, was cutting wood near the intersection of Leek Lake Drive and Candor Hall Road shortly before 1 p.m. when a falling tree struck his leg, according to the Otter Tail County Sheriff's Office. Personnel with Vergas Rescue transported Bunkowski the quarter-mile from the scene of the accident to the road, where Pelican Ambulance met the group and transported Bunkowski to St. Mary's Innovis Health in Detroit Lakes.

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Bunkowski possibly sustained a femur fracture, according to the sheriff's office.

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