Worker Injured by Tree While Cleaning Up Storm Damage in Melrose

A man in his 30s was injured by a downed tree he was trying to get off some wires at the Mt. Hood golf course in Melrose, Massachusetts

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A tree came down on a worker who was cleaning up storm damage in Massachusetts Monday, seriously injuring him.

Fire officials in Melrose say a man in his 30s was working at the Mt. Hood golf course, trying to get a downed tree off some wires, when part of it landed on his leg.

The man was trapped for 20-30 minutes, fire officials said.

The victim was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital. He suffered a broken leg, but he is expected to be OK.

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