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Tree falls on 6-year-old in Colton

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COLTON, OR (KPTV) -

A 6-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after a tree fell on him Sunday near Colton.

Colton Rural Fire District officials said the child's father was cutting down the tree in their backyard in a heavily wooded area when it fell on the boy.

Medics stabilized the child and took him by ambulance to a nearby Christmas tree farm, where a life flight helicopter met them and took the boy to the hospital.

As of Monday evening he was listed as being in critical condition.

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