PHOENIX — A man trimming a tree in west Phoenix has been critically injured after getting hit with a palm canopy.
Firefighters were called Sunday morning to the area of 40th Avenue and Roosevelt Street after the man was incapacitated.
They say he was trimming a palm tree 50 feet above the ground when he was struck.
Phoenix Fire Department spokesman Jake Van Hook says firefighters were able to rescue him from the tree using a ladder truck.
But he was not breathing and did not have a pulse.
Van Hook says the man was taken to a hospital but did not know his immediate condition.