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Unconscious man rescued from tree

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SPOKANE, Wash. -

A Spokane man was taken to the hospital Saturday after he was apparently knocked unconscious while trimming a tree. Witnesses say the man was about 50 feet in the air when a branch he was trimming fell and hit him, knocking him out.

The man was stuck in the tree in the area of 49th and Hogan. Fire crews struggled to get the man down from the tree since he was unconscious when they arrived.

Eventual firefighters were able to get him down. He regained consciousness and was taken to the hospital. His condition is not known Saturday afternoon.

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