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UPDATE: Mountainside Man Using Snow Blower Injured After Tree Limb Falls on Him


A 64-year-old Mountainside man was transported to the hospital after a tree limb fell on him while he was using a snow blower last night police said.

According to police, on Mar. 7th at 8:51 p.m., the Mountainside Police Department responded to Central Avenue for a report of an injured person.

An investigation revealed that Curts Fetzko, 64, of Mountainside, was struck by a tree limb while operating a snow blower.

Initial reports indicate that the pedestrian was found lying on the ground with the limb on top of him.

Mountainside Rescue Squad and the Atlantic Health Paramedics treated Fetzko for a head injury at the scene but he was ultimately transported to University Hospital in Newark.

The incident remains under investigation.