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Willmar man hurt by falling tree identified

NEW LONDON -- Douglas Orlowski, 29, of Willmar has been identified as the individual who was injured when a tree fell on him April 1 in New London. The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Orlowski was airlifted to St. Cl...

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NEW LONDON - Douglas Orlowski, 29, of Willmar has been identified as the individual who was injured when a tree fell on him April 1 in New London.

The Kandiyohi County Sheriff's Office said in a news release that Orlowski was airlifted to St. Cloud Hospital by Lifelink.

Orlowski was cutting down the tree on the 6000 block of 150th Avenue Northwest in New London around 3 p.m. Saturday when the tree ended up falling on him, said the Sheriff's Office.

Shelby Lindrud is a reporter with the West Central Tribune of Willmar. Her focus areas are arts and entertainment, agriculture, features writing and the Kandiyohi County Board.

She can be reached via email slindrud@wctrib.com or direct 320-214-4373.


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