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2 students hurt after tree branch falls on them during field trip in Olmsted County

Police say the class from Willow Creek Middle School was on a field trip at Oxbow Park in Byron when strong winds caused a tree branch to fall on them. The Post Bulletin reports one of the students was pinned under the tree limb for a short time.
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Police say the class from Willow Creek Middle School was on a field trip at Oxbow Park in Byron when strong winds caused a tree branch to fall on them. The Post Bulletin reports one of the students was pinned under the tree limb for a short time.

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