BAY COUNTY EMPLOYEE INJURED IN TREE ACCIDENT

A Bay County employee is seriously injured after a tree accident in Lynn Haven Friday morning.   The incident happened in a field on 34th Street and Highway 389. According to Bay County Fire Rescue Captain Gilmore, he was cutting trees when he was trapped under multiple different trees. First responders were able to free him after cutting through those trees and then used a ladder as a makeshift bridge to move the man across a ditch. Panama City and Lynn Haven emergency crews were also on scene. The man was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries. The name of the man has not yet been released.

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