Tree falls and smashes hearse at cemetery

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The hearse was smashed by the tree.

STORY UPDATED ON FEBRUARY 19

SES and RFS crews were called to Urbenville Cemetery at about 12.30pm on Saturday, February 17.

A tree had fallen on top of a hearse.

“The car is a write-off,” the RFS said.

No one was in the hearse when the tree fell.

A man nearby in his 70s had shoulder, head and back injuries and was taken to Lismore Base Hospital.

Woodenbong and Old Bonalbo Fire Brigades attended the incident.

The hearse was a write-off. Photos: Contributed

Information supplied by emergency services.

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