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Woman swimming in Seattle pool hit by falling tree, injured

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SEATTLE — The Seattle Fire Department says a woman in her 60s was hit and injured by the top of a 100-foot-tall tree that fell on her as she swam in a community pool.

The fire department says the accident happened shortly after 2:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon in the 13000 block of 25th Ave NE.

Firefighters lifted the woman to the pool deck. She was taken by ambulance to a nearby hospital with a possible arm fracture and head injury.

She was reported in stable condition.

There were about five other people in the pool. They were unhurt.

13000 25th Avenue Northeast, Seattle, WA

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