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Tree Falls On Woman, 44, Walking Dog In Ridgewood

Responders worked swiftly to free the victim. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving
The incident occurred at Heights Road and Woodland Avenue. Photo Credit: Boyd A. Loving
Responders at the scene. Photo Credit: Googlemaps

RIDGEWOOD, N.J. -- Responders worked swiftly to free a woman who was seriously injured when a tree fell on her as she walked her dog Saturday morning in Ridgewood.

The 44-year-old victim was taken to Hackensack University Center after begin trapped under the large tree at the intersection of Heights Road and Woodland Avenue.

Firefighters used heavy rescue equipment and hand tools to free her.

A paramedic team from The Valley Hospital assisted Ridgewood EMTs.

Boyd A. Loving contributed to this article.

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