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Emergency officials: Man in critical condition after struck by falling tree

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CHARLESTON COUNTY, SC (WCSC) -

Emergency officials say a man is in critical condition after a tree fell on him Thursday evening on Edisto Island. 

According to the Charleston County Sheriff's Office, the man was hit on the head by a falling tree near Highway 174 and Cypress Bottom Road. 

The man was transported to the Medical University of South Carolina. 

The emergency call came in around 5:15 p.m.

Authorities say the accident is not affecting traffic in the area. 

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