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Tree Branch Falls In D.C. Park, Injures Five

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Fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says a branch the size of a large tree fell Tuesday afternoon on a group of people attending a Bible camp at Garfield Park in southeast Washington. He says the branch appeared to come from a large oak tree.

Piringer says two adults, including a teenager, and three children were taken to the hospital. The two adults had injuries that were serious and potentially life-threatening, while none of the injuries to the children was believed to be life-threatening.

Authorities are not sure what caused the tree limb to break off.

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