Man seriously injured by falling tree in Gold Bar

GOLD BAR — A man in a small tractor suffered serious injuries when a tree fell on him Friday.

The man’s wife found him pinned by the tree in a Kubota tractor around 4 p.m., at a property with acreage on 217th Place SE, said Gold Bar Fire Chief Eric Andrews. She estimated he’d been trapped in the seat for an hour.

Fire crews drove up a long muddy road and used saws to cut the man free. An ambulance took him to a hospital an Everett.

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