Falling Tree Accident Leaves Woman in Critical Condition
WAYZATA, Minn. (AP) -- Officials in an eastern Minnesota city are working with
businesses and property owners to remove trees in danger of falling after a
woman was critically injured when a tree fell onto a restaurant's patio this
Micki Scott was injured when a large tree fell onto her while she was at Punch Pizza in Wayzata on May 6. Her husband says she's been in intensive care for two weeks.
City officials brought in an arborist to examine the forest area near the
restaurant. City Manager Jeffrey Dahl says the arborist reported that the tree
appeared to be diseased. The city has removed additional trees that posed as a
Dahl says the city has submitted a claim with its insurance company and they're
reviewing the information.