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Two UNC students struck by tree on campus

Posted November 2, 2009 4:00 p.m. EST
Updated November 3, 2009 6:58 a.m. EST

— Two University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill students were struck by a tree on campus Monday, campus police said.

The tree fell just before 2 p.m. off of South Columbia Street.

Both students were believed to have non-life-threatening injuries, said Randy Young, of the UNC Police Department.

One student was treated and released at the scene. The other student was transported to a nearby hospital.