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Tree fall injuries man, damages Bramwell home

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A man escapes a tree fall with minor injuries outside his home in Bramwell on Monday. A man escapes a tree fall with minor injuries outside his home in Bramwell on Monday.

BRAMWELL, WV (WVVA) A Bramwell man is injured after a tree falls on his house and the car he is working on.

It happened Monday at a residence on Simmons Avenue. 

Ronnie Herndon says he was outside working on the brakes of his car when he started hearing "popping an cracking." He looked up to see a tree located in a cemetery across the street coming towards him. Ronnie says he crawled under his car before the tree smashed into his home and vehicle.

Ronnie says a tree limb managed to cut a his arm during the ordeal. EMTs cleaned and bandaged the four-inch wound, but Ronnie refused to go to the hospital.

The downed tree also knocked out power to about 10 homes. 

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