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Tree falls on state transportation crew's truck in Ballard Co.

BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) -

According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, a crew had a close call on Thursday when a tree fell on their truck in Ballard County.

It happened around 10:45 a.m. on KY 1290.

The three member crew were dispatched to remove a tree that had fallen along KY 1290 between the 1 and 2 mile marker. As they approached the site, crews say another tree crashed into their crew-cab pickup. The falling tree injured one of the workers and severely damaged the truck. The injured worker was taken to a medical facility to be checked out.

The Ballard County Highway Maintenance Crew also responded to reports of trees down along KY 121, KY 1105, and on US 60 during the day.

Drivers are asked to be on the lookout for downed trees due to high winds.

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