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Man rescued from tree in Ravenden

(Source: Dave Lawrence) (Source: Dave Lawrence)
RAVENDEN, AR (KAIT) -

A man had to be rescued from a tree in Ravenden Saturday afternoon.

According to Dave Lawrence with the Ravenden Fire Department, the department responded to a man dangling from a tree by one leg.

He climbed a tree free-handed to cut a limb. When he got up to cut down the limb, he slipped, and his leg became pinned in a fork in the tree.

Lawrence said the rescue was difficult and it took an hour and a half to free him.

He was airlifted to a local hospital by Survival Flight to be treated.

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