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Father, daughter hurt by fallen tree at City of Newburgh recreation field

A father and his teenage daughter were hospitalized this weekend during torrential rain in the City of Newburgh when officials say a tree fell on top of them. 

Blaise Gomez

Aug 14, 2023, 3:11 PM

Updated 312 days ago


A witness sent News 12 photos of the emergency response Saturday around 8 p.m. One of the photos shows a woman crying near an ambulance. 
Officials say the 50-year-old man and his 18-year-old daughter were hurt when the tree fell at the city’s recreational fields on South Robinson Avenue. 
Authorities say at least one of the victims suffered serious injuries.

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